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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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 ...

What is something that can light up a room with no electricity?  A Smile!! 😊😄🌟have a great weekend Leapers

What is something that can light up a room with no electricity? A Smile!! 😊😄🌟have a great weekend Leapers ...

Emotions are like road signs on the journey to where you want to be. It's important to observe them & stay true to your goal #SEL #socialemotionallearning

Emotions are like road signs on the journey to where you want to be. It's important to observe them & stay true to your goal #SEL #socialemotionallearning ...

As students kick off their remote learning, AC LEAP wants you to know that we're all in this together! Enjoy this message from one of our student leaders this summer, relevant as ever :)

As students kick off their remote learning, AC LEAP wants you to know that we're all in this together! Enjoy this message from one of our student leaders this summer, relevant as ever :) ...

Mr. Kennedy is one of our dedicated and passionate teachers at Leap! 

"My favorite thing about Summer LEAP is maintaining connections with students year after year and seeing their smiling faces. LEAP has helped me integrate project-based learning and restorative justice into my teaching practices". 
#teacher #education #dedicated #learning

Mr. Kennedy is one of our dedicated and passionate teachers at Leap!

"My favorite thing about Summer LEAP is maintaining connections with students year after year and seeing their smiling faces. LEAP has helped me integrate project-based learning and restorative justice into my teaching practices".
#teacher #education #dedicated #learning
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Ms. Burke's 1st graders are learning about active listening. This is such an important skill. Students participated in a debate on who likes insects and who doesn't. 🐝🐛🦋🐞
#education #learning #acleap

Ms. Burke's 1st graders are learning about active listening. This is such an important skill. Students participated in a debate on who likes insects and who doesn't. 🐝🐛🦋🐞
#education #learning #acleap
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AC Leap families, have you Bloomz today?

 Make sure to log in and check out the messages from our teachers to find out all the awesome things that are going on this week! 😊 

#acleap #stayconnected #education #summerleaning

AC Leap families, have you Bloomz today?

Make sure to log in and check out the messages from our teachers to find out all the awesome things that are going on this week! 😊

#acleap #stayconnected #education #summerleaning
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Meet Ms. Lane, health and wellness teacher at AC Leap. Ms. Lane has the wonderful opportunity of interacting and engaging with every single student in our program daily!! Below she shares her "why" for being apart of AC leap community. 😊

"My why for working at summer leap is to gain new teaching experiences and help engage students in summer learning in an authentic and creative setting. Summer Leap is a special place for students and staff alike to learn and grow". 

#acleap #summerlearning #education #weareinthistogether

Meet Ms. Lane, health and wellness teacher at AC Leap. Ms. Lane has the wonderful opportunity of interacting and engaging with every single student in our program daily!! Below she shares her "why" for being apart of AC leap community. 😊

"My why for working at summer leap is to gain new teaching experiences and help engage students in summer learning in an authentic and creative setting. Summer Leap is a special place for students and staff alike to learn and grow".

#acleap #summerlearning #education #weareinthistogether
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