Jul 31 2014

USTA Grant Received for 50 New Tennis Rackets

Trident Academy was one of two local organizations selected by the United States Tennis Association to receive a grant through their charitable foundation, USTA Serves. Our school was awarded $1,500 for 50 new junior tennis rackets for our Athletes-in-Training program. The other local organization receiving a grant was the Lowcountry Youth Tennis Association on Daniel Island. Nationwide, a total of $429,000 was distributed to 46 schools and community organizations with tennis programs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 30 2014

Sharing the Orton-Gillingham Approach

Led by seasoned Orton-Gillingham Fellow Janet Jones, Trident Academy held its annual Orton-Gillingham Associate Level Summer Institute for Educators on July 14 – 24. This 10-day, 60-hour course, which qualifies attendees for Associate Level certification with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Professionals and Educators (AOGPE), provides the opportunity for participants to learn an effective approach for teaching children with language-based learning differences. The participants are taught how to instruct students diagnostically and prescriptively in both a classroom and in one-on-one instruction. In addition to their coursework during the day, participants have homework each evening as well as a reading list. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 22 2014

The AOGPE Fellow Tradition at Trident Academy

Trident Academy is among an elite group of schools who always have an Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE) Fellow on staff. Shelia Costello retired at the end of the 2013-14 year to become president of the Academy, knowing that Janet Jones, also an AOGPE Fellow, would step in. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 18 2013

About the School

Through individual, multi-sensory, research-based teaching approaches, and a qualified and experienced faculty, Trident Academy is a K-8* school that embraces cognitively capable children diagnosed with dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, ADHD, or Asperger’s/HFA. With a strong academic program founded on the Common Core Standards, our goal is to provide these talented learners with the tools and the confidence to successfully transition to a conventional academic program. Read More.

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