Pre-Conference School Tours

Special Pre-Conference site visits are being arranged to showcase exemplary alternative education practices.

Site Visits will be held the morning of Wednesday March 12, 2014 

8:45 am – 12:00 noon

Tour cost is $25 per person.ChicFilA





Fayette County Alternative Education Program

250 Grady Avenue

Fayetteville GA  30214

The Fayette County Alternative Education program exists to serve the needs of middle and high school students who cannot remain in a traditional school setting.  The Alternative Program provides an innovative educational program, combined with a staff of dedicated administrators, teachers and counselors who are committed to helping students achieve their goals.

(GIVE West, originally one of our tour schools, is under construction.  Fayette County Alternative has kindly opened their doors to allow their program be part of our 2014 tour.)

New CRIM Open Campus

Option 2: 

CRIM Open Campus (Atlanta Public Schools)

The New Crim Open Campus helps to ensure the success of students who may find it difficult, for various reasons, to reach their potential in a traditional setting. Crim Open Campus enables each student to experience accomplishment, a feeling of belonging and confidence in setting goals and making life choices.




Option 3:

McClarin HIgh School (Fulton County Schools)

3605 Main Street

College Park, GA 30337

McClarin High School is a choice school that recognize that one size does not fit all when educating youth. Not all students are successful in a traditional environment. We believe that education should take students from where they are, to where they want to go. We strive to provide opportunities for academic success through alternative approaches to learning in a supportive environment. The goals of the alternative schools are as follows:

▪ To provide modes of learning to fit the individual needs of students.

▪ To provide opportunities for flexible scheduling.

▪ To help students achieve success both personally and academically.

▪ To establish clear expectations and high standards for behavior, attendance, and performance.

▪ To foster individual responsibility and accountability for learning



Option 4:

Douglas County Performance Learning Center (Douglas County Schools)

2300 Shoals School Road

Douglasville, GA 30134


The Douglas County Performance Learning Center is a non-traditional high school program for Douglas County Students. The PLC creates a business-like atmosphere where students complete coursework using an online curriculum and project-based learning.


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