The Building Blocks/Maya Angelou Academy program provides caring, therapeutic interventions for preschoolers; and K-3 students; who have struggled with behavioral and emotional difficulties and may have been removed from other schools. Building Blocks/Maya Angelou Academy fosters the growth of each child’s potential for learning, creativity and social-emotional development in a safe and nurturing environment. The program’s therapeutic milieu incorporates a careful balance of structure and free play that supports each child in building a bridge to great emotional stability and in preparing to attend mainstream elementary schools.
The Classroom Counselor in the Building Blocks Therapeutic Preschool/Maya Angelou Academy K-3 is a member of a team that provides supervision in each preschool or K-3 classroom. The Classroom Counselor engages the children in creative, stimulating activities that help to develop each child developmentally, socially and academically.