GREAT LAKES ACADEMY

  • Schools: Private
6000 Custer Road, Bldg. 7
Plano, TX 75023
(972) 517-7498
(972) 517-0133 (fax)
Hours:
Office hours are 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

About Us

Great Lakes Academy educates K-12 students with various Learning Differences, including AD/HD and Asperger's Syndrome. GLA is committed to providing its students with a stimulating environment and read more
  • About

    Great Lakes Academy educates K-12 students with various Learning Differences, including AD/HD and Asperger's Syndrome. GLA is committed to providing its students with a stimulating environment and favorable atmosphere which affords each student every opportunity to develop both their social skills and their academics. In addition to a challenging TEKS based curriculum, Great Lakes Academy offers a low student-teacher ratio, multisensory teaching methods and self-contained classrooms.

    The mission of Great Lakes Academy is to provide its students, with average to above-average intelligence, diagnosed with various Learning Differences, Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and or AD/HD, a stimulating environment and favorable atmosphere which affords each student opportunities to develop:
    1. An appreciation for their own uniqueness.
    2. Self-confidence and self-worth via successful learning experiences, social skills classes, and positive reinforcement.
    3. Coping skills that will help them to become more effective students.
    4. A sense of accountability and responsibility for their own academic experience and social skills.

    Great Lakes Academy Provides Its Students:
    1. An attitude of acceptance
    2. Early intervention that develops both self-esteem and confidence
    3. A social skills curriculum that teaches strong interpersonal skills
    4. An individualized multi-sensory approach to learning that maintains his/her interest
    5. Low student/teacher ratio and an understanding, caring and well-trained faculty

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  • Whom to Contact

    • Marjolein Borsten
      Founder & Executive Director
      Phone: 972-517-7498 ext 101
    • Linda Swings
      Registrar
      Phone: (972) 517-3567 ext.110
    • Joey Wofford
      Director of Community Relations
      Phone: (972) 517-7498 ext 103


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