Success Academy spoke to Ty Redmond about how he went from salesman to principal, and how starting as a Leadership Fellow paved the way for his unexpected future.
As Success Academy continues to scale at a rapid pace, we are looking to hire hundreds of inspiring educators like Matthew Pisacano, founding art teacher at SA Bronx 1MS.
Last weekend, 136 scholars representing 16 Success Academy schools travelled to Nashville, Tennessee, for the United States Chess Federation’s Chess SuperNationals VI.
If you genuinely love the game and want to ignite a love of learning to play soccer, you will love coaching at SA. It will be the most fulfilling job you’ve ever had.
Discovery is the name of the game, and associate science teachers like Tracy make the most of every opportunity to engage their scholars, all while growing in their own careers through our exciting and selective Teaching Residency Program.
Today, nearly 4,000 third, fourth, and fifth grade scholars from 24 Success Academy schools packed the seats of Manhattan’s historic Radio City Music Hall to celebrate the start of next Tuesday’s New York State English Language Arts exams and the New York State math test slated for May.
This weekend, 151 scholars representing 15 Success Academy schools traveled to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., to compete in the 50th Annual New York State Scholastic Chess Championships.
Five years ago, Andrew Batwash was deployed in Afghanistan, leading efforts to defuse roadside bombs.
Last week, over 150 students gathered in a Success Academy auditorium to learn about college life from successful African American professionals.
Success Academy has selected outstanding school staff members from all 41 Success Academy schools to recognize their tremendous contributions to the Success community.
Every day, 14,000 scholars walk into vibrant orange-and-blue Success Academy hallways ready to learn. Two thousand professionals — teachers, school psychologists, operations managers — enter 41 different schools ready to support those scholars.
On Wednesday, dedicated parents, teachers, and scholars from SA Far Rockaway, SA Flatbush, and SA Bushwick joined more than 1,000 other NYC charter advocates in Albany to urge state legislators to stand with charter families and ensure our scholars get equal funding and access to facilities.
This past weekend, 36 Success Academy scholars from seven different schools traveled to Nashville to compete in the National K-12 Grade Chess Championships — and they put in a stellar performance.
If you passed by Yankee Stadium last month, you might have witnessed two boys running full tilt around the stadium’s perimeter, resistance weights on their legs, leaves crunching beneath their sneakers.
The day after the election, scholars had many questions about the future of our country.
On September 28, 2016, 25,000 parents, scholars, educators, and city leaders came together in Prospect Park to take a stand on high-quality public education and ending the racial achievement gap.
Charter schools are publicly created, publicly regulated, and publicly funded. All children eligible for admission to a district school can apply to a charter school.
Get off to a great start this school year by following the advice of our most successful teachers.
At the end of the school year, the 85 Success Academy educators who were recognized with a 2016 Excellence Award took a moment to reflect on their most memorable moments with students.
But thanks to the red tape you have rolled out to prevent Success from doing its work, we learned today that the organization has been forced to cancel its pre-k classes, costing our kids the opportunity to have a strong education foundation.
Success Academy scholars are a diverse, talented, passionate group of New Yorkers, with strong ideas, engaging personalities, and fascinating stories to tell.
More than 50 years after his “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., continues to inspire the work we do at Success Academy. His message of equality, justice, and opportunity for all is as fresh and powerful as it was a half-century ago.
At Success Academy, new teachers — known as associate teachers — receive constant coaching and support from experienced teachers and leaders. We asked former associate teachers to reflect on their first year teaching alongside a lead teacher — an experienced educator — and to share what they learned that helped them improve and become strong lead teachers this year.
To help new teachers adjust to their first year here, we asked eight returning teachers to share one piece of advice they wished someone had given them when they started teaching at Success Academy. Here is what they said: