Understanding Summit and its Benefits

Now that we are almost through the school year,  I have had sufficient time to truly absorb summit and understand how it works, and have realized the benefits of the platform. My initial skepticism of the summit program has slowly faded, and admittedly, I am now...

An Eye on the Finish Line

The Starting Line A Sense of Purpose, a key component of the Summit Learning Program,  includes setting goals.  Planning to reach goals is critical to success in college and in adult life. For many high school students, goal- setting is equated with making a list of...

Summit? Why?

So, when I was first told by the principal of this school that I will be implementing a new program for 5th grade called “Summit,” my first reaction and thought was, “Gees, another gimmicky program that another school bought into.”   And, I...