THE PROMESA DIFFERENCE
At Promesa, we strive to be different.
We want to create a space where children love learning and where teachers have the time and support to create authentic and engaging learning experiences.
We believe that to truly engage students in the academics they are learning inside of the classroom, we need to also expose them to how the content they learn is relevant to the world beyond the classroom. Too often students ask the question, “When will I ever use this?” as they lack engagement in the material they are being taught.
At Promesa Academy, we will design learning experiences that occur in rich learning contexts and feel similar to the activities of professionals in the field. This may look like interdisciplinary projects designed by our grade-level teams that allow children to dive deep into a topic from various perspectives, or it may look like students engaging in a rich discussion to test the mathematical validity of a statement proposed by another student.
We believe that each child is priceless and has a unique combination of strengths and talents, some still undiscovered. Every child has the need to connect to others and know that they belong as their internal reality is just as important as an adult's and deserves our full respect and love.
At Promesa, relationships will be at the foundation of our classrooms. We will work to build a strong sense of both classroom and schoolwide community and to develop our students’ social-emotional skills to help our students grow into caring, respectful, responsible members of our community who love and respect themselves and those around them.