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2019 Spotlight School Award
Madison-Ridgeland Academy - Madison, Mississippi
Lausanne Learning is delighted to announce that Madison-Ridgeland Academy in Madison, MS has been awarded the 2019 Spotlight School Award, signifying an achievement in providing innovative learning strategies, programs, and spaces for improving education. Madison-Ridgeland Academy was chosen specifically for their commitment to teacher development and empowerment, creating a culture of community and engagement among their students, faculty, and staff, and their dedication throughout the school to never stop learning. As Spotlight School, they will also present a series of workshops this summer at Lausanne Learning: Teach Tech at University of Memphis (July 25-26).
“Madison-Ridgeland Academy is a special place,” said Amber Colvin, Assistant Director of Lausanne Learning. “With their talented and driven Head of School Termie Land, exceptional teachers, engaged and service-oriented students, and friendly and hardworking staff, Madison-Ridgeland Academy is more than just a school - it’s a family, and an exceptional one at that.”
Lausanne Learning’s mission is to engage students, empower teachers, and transform schools, and Madison-Ridgeland Academy embodies that mission through their innovative learning spaces, their commitment to teacher professional development, and their constant drive to learn, share, and do more for students and educators. Lausanne Learning has worked closely with Madison-Ridgeland Academy for several years through professional development conferences, peer-to-peer consulting and, in 2018, partnering with the Mississippi Association of Independent Schools (MAIS) to host a teacher conference at Madison-Ridgeland Academy where nearly 450 teachers came together to learn and share. This conference, Lausanne Learning: Mississippi - Innovation in Action, will return to Madison-Ridgeland Academy on December 5-6, 2019.
What Makes Madison-Ridgeland Academy Different?
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