We believe in creative solutions on a pathway to great endeavors! Our team is child centered and will academically challenge our students using a wide variety of curriculum, pedagogical methods, and tender loving care. We provide an educational program that meets each child where they are and seeks to develop individualized skill programs. We have a team approach with dedicated educational specialists, teachers, classroom aides, individual aides as needed, and parents.Together we work to support our students on their path to lifelong learning.We implement quality programs in the following areas:
Hands on learning activities
Literature based instruction
Enrichment classes such as art, physical education, gardening, and technology.
Social and emotional growth
Sensory action gym
Life skills and safety classes
Small class sizes with a ratio 3:1 or 1:1 as needed
Core Curriculum Includes:
The 2019-20 teaching staff of The Sonder Academy exceeds the minimum requirements of “Teachers” defined by the FDOE. Our staff education levels are as follows:
Administration: Master of Arts Education, Administration. Master of Arts Education, Curriculum and Instruction. Doctoral Candidate: Educational Leadership.
Master of Arts, Teaching
Master of Science in Profound & Complex Learning Disabilities
Master of Arts, Education
Master of Science with Concentration in Exceptional Student Education (ESE)
Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years of special education experience.