Unicorn Village Academy Announces 2020-2021 School Board Members
By: Unicorn Village Academy
President Lori Cabrera, M.S.
Vice-President Paula Hicks, M.Ed.
Treasurer Craig Eppy, B.S.
Secretary Shaina Smilovitz, MS, PHR
Sharon Alexander, M.H.Sc.
Rafael Cabrera, M.D.
Joanne Gabay, B.A.
Kim Hermanowski, B.A.
Whitney Johnson, M.Ed.
Lori Lesser, M.S.
Mina Mandel, M.S.
Unicorn Village Academy is uniquely designed with the necessary, built in supports for students unable to succeed in a typical school setting. Students with neurodiversities, ages 11 – 22 plus, receive individualized academic support and vocational training. The focus of UVA is on the whole student (life skills, academics, and employment), encouraging independence, self-advocacy, and preparation for life.
Upper Middle & High School: Providing individualized academic support, preparing students for a high school diploma through standard or access option.
Pre-employment & Transition Program: Preparing students for employment by providing college campus experiences and opportunities for career exploration in the local community.
Summer Pre-employment training: Available to current students and also open to the community.
Post-secondary Employment Preparation Program: Instruction and internships for students in their last year of high school, recently graduated, or age 22 plus
Nationwide, 19.3 % of individuals with special needs will enroll in a post-secondary program or become employed. Since its launch in 2013, all graduates of Unicorn Village Academy have gone on to post-secondary programs or become employed. To learn more, call 561.826.9156 or visit www.UnicornVillageAcademy.com for information on enrollment opportunities or to learn more about the Academy curriculum.
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About the Unicorn Village Academy
Founded in 2013, Unicorn Village Academy provides students with neurodiversities an individualized academic support, vocational training, life skill development program, including community integration. The focus of Unicorn Village Academy is on the "whole student" encouraging independence, self-advocacy, and preparation for life. Unicorn Village Academy offers a uniquely diverse learning experience in a climate of mutual caring, respect and responsibility to assist students in developing skills toward reaching their future goals. To learn more about the Unicorn Village Academy visit http://www.unicornvillageacademy.com. Also available on Facebook and Twitter.
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