Every business starts with a solution to a problem. Based on our personal experiences and research, we have found the following issues to be the most problematic in schools today.
Each problem below has the solution that the Drake Academy of Excellence provides for our students, families, and teachers.
Because the mission of the Drake Academy of Excellence is to provide an innovative teaching and leadership model that can be implemented in any school, we are changing how children are taught and how schools are led to pave the way for a new model of education.
Lack of positive relationships
Build meaningful relationships to inspire growth and excellence
Hyper-focus on high-stakes testing
Emphasize the joy of learning and acquiring knowledge
Acceptance of mediocrity and status quo
Provide an innovative model that exemplifies excellence in education.
Narrowing of curriculum
Lack of teacher collaboration
Follow a broad and challenging curriculum that includes the arts and humanities
Collaborate and utilize individual strengths and passions to experience high levels of team success
Lack of vision and purpose
Possess a clear vision and implement a purposeful plan to build the future
Lack of passion and energy
Teach and live with energy and passion to promote curiosity, creativity, a love of learning, and contagious enthusiasm for life!