516 North Pine Street, Chaska, Minnesota

(612) 361-7266

Fueling Hope Through ACTS of Service

Academics

1:1 Coaching

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YPA harnesses the power of relationship. Learners plan and  check-in daily with a learning coach who acts as a mentor and project facilitator .

Learner Engagement

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YPA learners  plan and reflect on learning activities with the guidance of mentors to make learning applicable to life.

Learning How to Learn & Executive Function Skills

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YPA learners practice HOW to learn and how to apply their learning. They discover their SUPERPOWERS for success by applying problem solving, communication, and collaboration in a variety of settings. 

Collaboration & Connection

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YPA learners understand that they are a part of a larger community. They build purpose through service-learning and interaction with local businesses, entrepreneurs, and community members. 

Tutoring For Everyone

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"Tutoring" is for everyone! - not just when a student is falling behind.  By participating in after school peer mentorship with high school students, YPA learners  practice helping others help them learn

Innovation Design Thinking

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YP bases project work on Innovation Design Thinking, represented by The ChangeMaker Innovation Process. ™ This process develops empathetic problem-solving skills and inspires stewardship of ideas. It extends students beyond