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Menta Academy Yuma Ready to Serve Special Needs Children

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By Amy Crawford, Yuma Sun After about 18 months of meetings, planning, filing documents and hiring staff, the Menta Academy Yuma is ready to serve special needs children in Yuma County. “From the very beginning what we heard loud and clear from our very first meeting is, whatever we do in the community needs to serve the entire community,” said Lindsay

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PBIS Awards

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Special Education Services/The Menta Group continues to soar in instructional excellence! CONGRATULATIONS to all of our sites on receiving recognition for their implementation of Positive Behavior Interventions & Support (PBIS). Each year the Midwest PBIS Network/PBISaz Advisory Council formally recognizes schools based on their outcome data as well as their implementation and sustainability of the PBIS process! Schools are able to be recognized

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MasterClass World Tour

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The Menta Group takes a deep dive into 3 of the best selling books on innovative classroom instruction. When the authors are the members of the book club, it just doesn’t get better. Dive Into Inquiry “Beautifully marries the voice and choice Inquiry with structure and support required to optimize learning for students and get the results educators desire”  

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Site Directors Dunked in Dunk Tank

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Two of our site directors were recently dunked in the dunk tank.    Students earned tickets based on attendance and work completed for the opportunity to dunk them.  Here are the videos of both of them going under.  

Must See Autism Videos

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Here are a couple of great Autism videos that everyone should watch. Please Understand Me!  Please Love Me! Autism: The World Through My Eyes!

May 2017 Arizona Newsletter

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The Menta Group is celebrating 30 years of service in Arizona. Read about our exciting news in the May 2017 Arizona Newsletter. Click here.            

Southwest Academy and Mesa Center for Success – West Earn 2017 Gold PBISaz Achievement Awards

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The Menta Group continues to lead the pack in Special Education Best Practices. Southwest Academy and Mesa Center for Success – West just earned 2017 Gold PBISaz Achievement Awards. Mesa Center for Success – East was also recognized with a 2017 Bronze PBISaz Achievement Award and Southwest Education Center received a 2017 Merit PBISaz Achievement Award. PBISaz Achievement Awards recognize schools for successful

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C.O.R.E. Academy Student Takes Gold at Special Olympics

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C.O.R.E. Academy had multiple students place in the Special Olympics held on June 11, 2016 at Bloomington, IL. One student took home the gold medal in the mini javelin throw. Another student placed sixth in the 100 meter dash. Great job to all of the students that participated!