Summit Educational Resources

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Students ages 14 – 21 need the opportunity to practice activities for real-world daily living, thus fostering greater independence and community inclusion. Summit Academy has established unique home and work environments expressly for this purpose. Our Daily Life Skills program focuses on the development of functional academics, leisure, domestic, and self-help skills in a simulated home environment at school. Students, might, for example, prepare a budget one day (functional academics) and a grilled cheese sandwich the next (domestic skills).

A simulated work site on school grounds closely matches conditions in a typical work environment. This is an important step in our vocational training program with the goal of helping each student to achieve gainful employment, most preferably in the community with people without developmental disabilities. Many students are able to work in the community, with various levels of staff support, each step of the way.

Community Internship Partners

  • Hospice
  • DSW Shoe Warehouse
  • Emedco
  • Legacy Health
  • SPCA
  • Tops Friendly Markets
  • USFood Cash and Carry
  • Besta Pizza
  • John's Pizza
  • Bounce Magic 2
  • Ruzzine's Rock Bottom

In-House Training Partners

  • Ten Lives Club
  • Lebros Restaurant
  • Pet Pantry

In-House Vendor Partners

  • Pepsi
  • Coca-Cola
  • Nusall Vending
  • Besta Pizza
  • Tops Friendly Markets, Store #41
  • BJ's Wholesale Club
  • Fruit Fresh Up