ACA is Named '100 Best Companies in AZ' and Given the 'Best of Heart' Award
Arizona Charter Academy has earned a well-deserved reputation for its outstanding curriculum and caring staff and teachers who are devoted to bringing out the best in their students. In addition, the school’s administration strives to ensure that they provide a supportive and encouraging workplace for the teachers and staff, while contributing positively to the community. Recently, Arizona Charter Academy was recognized for its many positive efforts both within the school and
K-4 Spring Carnival a Great Success!
A HUGE Thank You to our ACA Bulldog Parent Committee for organizing and hosting our first ever K-4 Spring Carnival. Our Bulldog Parent Committee meets monthly to come up with new and unique ways to build community within our ACA families and to also fundraise for the school. At the beginning of the year, the group met and really felt a pull to create events that would help build community. After the last 2 years of dealing with distance learning and the effects of the pandemi
For Parents: Practicing Self-Care to Improve Wellbeing!
In my various years of experience as a counselor I have repeatedly heard the phrase “practice self-care.” My professors presented this concept in graduate school to help future counselors avoid burn out or compassion-fatigue. I have been mindful to practice self-care and to teach this concept to others. In my current position at Arizona Charter Academy (ACA), working with students, parents, interns, and staff. I constantly speak about practicing mindful self-care. Therefore
How to Teach Children about Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
Children are naturally very inquisitive at early ages. Therefore, when a question arises about race it is a perfect teachable moment for you and your child. These moments are important because they shape the way your child interacts and perceives others. Many caregivers of children may believe they have to or can wait for the right time for these discussions, but if you wait too long it may be hard to change your child’s perceptions of others. Keep these statistics in mind. A