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Exploration Academy

Listing Last Update: January 19, 2017


1522 Chippewa Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Primary Contact

Tish Sauerhoff

(504) 524-7285

Educational services

  • To read and write better
  • To study for my high school equivalency exam
  • To improve my math skills
  • To improve my technology skills

Instruction Type

  • Classroom
  • Computer

Program Overview

Exploration Academy coursework assists learners with special educational needs in strengthening self-determination skills (self-advocacy, decision making, self-awareness, assertiveness and creativity), and provides them with enhanced vocational training through Career Skills Instruction, HiSET GED exam preparation, On-Campus Apprenticeships, Supported Off-Campus Employment, on- and off-campus independence-promoting Health and Wellness activities, and participation in an annual Job Fair with local employer partners.

Hours of operation: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Cost info: St. Michael Special School offers a range of academic programming for learners with special educational needs. Tuition for its Exploration Academy workforce training program for adults 18+ is approximately $5,600 per year.

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