Corners Academy staff uses seven metrics that allow the program to stay connected to the mission while monitoring progress.
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Corners Academy staff daily take attendance and weekly share with the school leadership. This data is used to improve attendance and connect with families. Corners Academy staff is active in school meetings with teachers, students and counselors.
Corners Academy staff monitor reading and reward improvement levels with teacher, student, and parent participation. Additionally, the teachers communicate specific areas of focus so Corners Academy staff can facilitate students’ education.
Corners Academy staff utilize a 10-point system that focuses on knowing the student hobbies, siblings, and parents' names and jobs. This allows Corners staff to be more invested in the students’ lives while opening doors for future opportunities with each family.
Corners Academy staff nurture and develop volunteer relationships by building awareness, rapport, and new relationships in the community. Daily, staff record volunteer numbers and commitment levels, while engaging in relationship development, volunteer training, and feedback for continued improvements.
Corners Academy staff intentionally work with parents to increase their perceived value of education through various means including but not limited to: translating at parent teacher conferences, providing transportation to school events, and providing parent workshops. Corners Industries also seeks to improve the financial security of our families.
At Corners Academy, neighbors in the community come and serve together. Multiple churches, civic clubs, parents, middle and high school students, and teachers support our students in their educational development. Corners staff is directly involved with the school by partnering and serving the schools weekly. Community grows and mutually beneficial relationships occur.
The Corners Academy team work together on fundraising, budgeting, reporting, and grant writing. The team concentrate on building relationships and trust with our donors and foundations.