WSA is working with organizations and resources to ensure only the best for our scholars.
Center for the Professional Education of Teachers
Provide coaching support for individual teachers & teacher teams in the four core content areas
Coaches will attend Content Team meetings, support inter-visitations, develop teacher practice, and support professional learning.
Interdisciplinary teacher team will plan and facilitate the creation of student publication project.
Provide additional coaching support for teachers in mathematics & science to support improving outcomes for students in these courses as well as develop teacher pedagogy.
College Access for All
Nearly one in four NYC students does not enroll in college or other meaningful post secondary pathways after graduation. College Access for All aims to reduce the gap between high school graduation and post secondary enrollment.
- US History
- US Government & Politics
- Spanish Language
- Spanish Literature
- English Language
- English Literature
- Studio Art 2D Design
Elevate Education: Summer Bridge Workshops for incoming 9th Grade Students focus on study skills & transition to high school.
Study Skills sessions for students in AP Courses.
PEER GROUP CONNECTION
Year 2 of PGC at WSA!!
Leadership Course trains 11th & 12th Grade Peer Leaders to Support incoming 9th students through weekly group sessions in 9th Grade Advisory course (Thursdays)
LINCT TO SUCCESS
Provides coursework in ELA & Math for 12th graders to prepare for the CUNY Assessment Exam(Ms. Watkins & Mr. Boone will teach).
Based on ELA & Algebra Regents Scores (students must have passed the exam but did not yet achieve “college readiness scores 75-ELA, 70- Algebra).
Public Color is a Stay-in-School youth development program that engages high-risk students in their education 3 days a week for 4-6 years through a continuum of design-based programs that mentor them for success in college, career, and life.
JOYCE THEATER EDUCATION PROGRAM
Through The Joyce’s Dance Education Program for Schools, over 2,000 students and teachers across the New York City metropolitan area attend the Theater each year. Our approach to aesthetic education builds on the innate curiosity of children and promotes student-centered learning by exploring interactive methods that promote an open-ended exchange of ideas and engage a specific set of skills including: creative thinking, observation and perception, problem-solving, peer-to-peer learning and deep questioning.
ArtsConnection’s Student Art Program showcases works by young artists in grades 6-12 from a wide cross-section of New York City’s public schools. In partnership with New York City Visual Arts students, student work is submitted for selection in exhibitions hosted by corporate partners. For students, the artistic process is transformed from a subject learned in school to a professional endeavor.