Our COVID-19 T-Shirts

Anthony, a student at Skills Academy DP, has chosen to use his Economic Impact Payment for a community service project. Here is information about his t-shirt fundraiser for coronavirus first responders, if you would like to support this project. 

Fox 21 News interviewed Anthony and his grandmother about his project–you might want a tissue or two handy when you watch it: 

Funds are being raised through the purchase of a short sleeve t-shirt with printing that Anthony designed. Or if you would like to donate only, that is very welcome, too. 

T-shirt prices:

  • $20.00 for size S-M-L
  • $22.00 for size XL-3X
  • No tax, no shipping charges added to the cost
  • Please provide name, email, and size.
  • If out of Colorado Springs, please provide a complete mailing address.

Credit card payment information for all orders:

  • Send your order (name, email, size) to host@thenetworkingdivahour.com.
  • If order needs to be shipped, provide your complete mailing address.
  • For local orders, you will be notified that your order is ready to pick up at SADP.
  • A billing invoice will be emailed to you for you to submit your credit card payment via PayPal.  

Cash payment information for all orders:

Thank you for your support!

Skills Academy day program

Person-Centered Programs

Skills Academy is dedicated to providing a person-centered program (P-CP) for their students. Full implementation of this program will include, but is not limited to:

  • P-CP write-up on each student to include all likes, dislikes, goals, dreams, etc.
  • Bi-monthly one-on-one meetings with the student to fine tune the P-CP plan.
  • Training aimed at helping students reach their goals.
  • Dedicated counselors to work with the student on their goals.

 

 

Keys to Success

  • Partnering with non-profits that serve the special needs community. (Like Special Olympics)
  • Partnering with local school districts to offer transition programs.
  • Keeping the focus on the student and their individual needs.
  • Growing in a controlled fashion where the students are fully engaged.
  • Partnering with the community to help with job placement for students.

 

Mission Statement

Helping our students to find their purpose in life through Volunteering

 

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Programs and services

Skills Academy DP offers training, and transportation services. Click the button below to see a full list.

 

 

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Days and hours of Operation

Currently the day program is open from Tuesday through Friday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. The goal is to expand the program to Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 3:30pm.