Where excellence is the expectation.

Kauffman Leadership Academy uses Parker Palmer's


  • We are all in this together
  • We value and appreciate each other
  • We will learn to hope in an imperfect world
  • We will grow confident in our own voice and power
  • We will work to strengthen our community every day

Parker J. Palmer, "Healing the Heart of Democracy: The Courage to Create a Politics Worthy of the Human Spirit" (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011)

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Dr. Theresa Kauffman  has published a chapter in a research text describing her phenomenological methodology journey with her doctoral study.You can read her chapter at http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473972858. She was also interviewed on BlogRadio by Dr. Kathleen Lynch. She talked about her doctorial research and the importance of trusting relationships for enhancing learning. To listen to the interview, please click here:  Do Students Trust Their Teachers?

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Samantha Hutchinson recently entered her photograph in the JN Long Photography Contest.

What's Happening this week at KLA!

  • We are busy preparing the building for our scholars to arrive on Wednesday, August 9th at 8:00 AM for the first day of school. Families are invited to an Orientation Thursday, August 3rd at 7 pm in the cafeteria.
  • We are open from 9 am to 4 pm from August 2 until August 8. We will be back to our regular hours beginning Wednesday, August 9th.
  • Mr. Read is painting every Wednesday morning in his room for our students and any others in the community that would like to join him.
  • There are still a few spaces available in the charter school program and the home school support program also. Share our website with your friends and see if we can help re-engage students by getting them excited about learning again.

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