AC LEAP

Our Impact At A Glance

AC Summer LEAP is a six-week summer enrichment program that seeks to close the opportunity gap in Rochester by offering high-quality summer learning experiences to students with low income.  
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About AC LEAP

Mission

At Allendale Columbia Summer LEAP, we believe that education can transform lives and promote equity in the Rochester community. 

Our mission is to unite families, teachers, and community leaders with innovative models of immersive learning.  We join together to develop socially responsible leaders and emboldened lifelong learners committed to inspiring positive change.

Our program blends a high-quality academic model with a focus on social-emotional learning, wellness, and bilingual enrichment for the Spanish-speaking students we serve. Instead of losing academic ground throughout the summer, our students maintain their math skills and show, on average, six weeks of reading gains.  

Core Principles 

  • Trust: Cultivating relationships that break down barriers and build trust.
  • Quality: Providing second-to-none preparation for real-world student success.
  • Community: Bringing our best selves to the community we serve.
  • Impact: Fostering effective support and enrichment that addresses targeted community needs.


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A message from our Leapers from last years program :)

A message from our Leapers from last years program :) ...

This is my circle of control! 
Knowing what we can and cannot control can help us focus on what’s important and what will help us live to our fullest potential! 
Try making your own circle of control (if you do be sure to tag us!) #socialemotionallearning #SEL #together

This is my circle of control!
Knowing what we can and cannot control can help us focus on what’s important and what will help us live to our fullest potential!
Try making your own circle of control (if you do be sure to tag us!) #socialemotionallearning #SEL #together
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Spring is here 🌸🌼🌻
Remember to get outside and connect with nature!

Spring is here 🌸🌼🌻
Remember to get outside and connect with nature!
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Striking a strong pose can give you that boost of confidence so that you can be the best you! (Btw it’s not silly at all of it works!)

Striking a strong pose can give you that boost of confidence so that you can be the best you! (Btw it’s not silly at all of it works!) ...

Thank YOU for being the superhero you are!!! Who's your favorite superhero? Comment below😄

Thank YOU for being the superhero you are!!! Who's your favorite superhero? Comment below😄 ...

Play is vital to the healthy mind #SEL #creativity #healthyminds #healthylives

Play is vital to the healthy mind #SEL #creativity #healthyminds #healthylives ...

Welcoming 2021 with open arms (as in a standard air hug from 6 feet away)

Welcoming 2021 with open arms (as in a standard air hug from 6 feet away) ...

Powerful thoughts lead to powerful action #SEL

Powerful thoughts lead to powerful action #SEL ...

Thank you to our wonderful parents and caregivers! We appreciate you so much! Keep rockin 💪

Thank you to our wonderful parents and caregivers! We appreciate you so much! Keep rockin 💪 ...

What could you add to the circle? #Socialemotionallearning #SEL #teamwork #healthy

What could you add to the circle? #Socialemotionallearning #SEL #teamwork #healthy ...

The skills we learn today will help us pave the way! Have a great week leapers :)

The skills we learn today will help us pave the way! Have a great week leapers :) ...

Which is the superior pie? 🧐🧐🧐

Which is the superior pie? 🧐🧐🧐 ...

A reminder from Dr. Suess to be your wonderful self. Have a great weekend Leapers!

A reminder from Dr. Suess to be your wonderful self. Have a great weekend Leapers! ...

If you're feeling overwhelmed or stressed, try taking a mindful minute!  #SEL #Socialemotionallearning #Mindfulminute @caselorg for SEL tip credit

If you're feeling overwhelmed or stressed, try taking a mindful minute!  #SEL #Socialemotionallearning #Mindfulminute @caselorg for SEL tip credit ...

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr.Suess

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” -Dr.Suess ...

☀️💧We must take care of ourselves and the world around us in order to grow and create positive change #mondaymotivation #ACLeap #weloveourleapers

☀️💧We must take care of ourselves and the world around us in order to grow and create positive change #mondaymotivation #ACLeap #weloveourleapers ...

A message to our courageous leapers, we know you are growing and learning so much, and we support you on your journey! #ACSummerleap

A message to our courageous leapers, we know you are growing and learning so much, and we support you on your journey! #ACSummerleap ...

Core values coming through for the school year! You got this! Ft. Some amazing Leaper art

Core values coming through for the school year! You got this! Ft. Some amazing Leaper art ...


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