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SOUTHERN DROPOUT PREVENTION ALLIANCE
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3478 Catclaw Drive • Suite 372 • Abilene, TX 79606
The SDPA collaborates with school districts to create 21st Century Community Learning Centers that provide academic enrichment opportunities for children and their families by providing a safe environment for students when school is not in session. Services include but are not limited to a range of high-
The 21st CCLC Program’s specific purposes are to:
provide opportunities for academic enrichment, including providing tutorial services to help students, particularly students who attend low-
offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities, such as youth development activities, drug and violence prevention programs, counseling programs, art, music, and recreation programs, technology education programs, and character education programs, that are designed to reinforce and complement the regular academic program of participating students;
and offer families of students served by community learning centers opportunities for literacy and related educational development.
The Southern Dropout Prevention Alliance offers small group tutorial sessions that are rigorous and research-
SDPA is passionate about student achievement and strives to make learning fun. Instructional materials are completely aligned with state standards and frameworks to ensure mastery of required objectives. Our employees are accessible, and tutors give weekly feedback to parents regarding student progress. Student recognition is provided throughout the program to motivate each student to reach his/her highest potential.
A few components of tutoring include:
1. Scaffolding instruction and requiring mastery learning which ensures academic achievement.
2. Administering comprehensive pre-
3. Administering comprehensive pre and post-
4. Utilizing diagnostic tools along with other achievement data to create an Individualized Student Learning Plan which consists of mechanisms to track student growth.