St. Carrie's Center


St. Carries Center SMART (Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology) Academy Afterschool Enrichment Program was started in 2013. Our vision is to Diversify STEAM and Reading One Student at a Time with the Help of our Partners. We use Thematic Learning (Environmental Science) to teach Science, Math, Art, Reading and Technology) We compost our soil and recycle, reuse and restore as much as possible. We teach 21st Century Skills using project based learning and brain based research to create scholars prepared for the 21st Century challenges. St. Carries Center provides staff development and teacher training to Classroom Teachers as well as Students Teachers. We develop professional learning communities within schools and connect with educators globally to teach children how to be critical thinkers and develop projects which solve local, national and world problems. We utilize blended learning, thematic instruction, and project based activities to engage learners and increase achievement utilizing brain-based research. We provide Educational Consulting to Schools, Group Homes, Juvenile Justice Facilities, Teacher Training Programs and Parent Training Programs.

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Contact Name Darlena McHenry, Executive Director/CEO - (951) 444-1820 -


41-550 Eclectic Street
Palm Desert, CA


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