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PARENT RESOURCES

We are thrilled that your Journey to Success includes the Academy at SOAR!

Once you are enrolled in the Academy at SOAR, this Parent Resources page will help you navigate the next steps. Haven’t enrolled yet? Request more information or begin your application!

1) START HERE:

Parent Handbook
Academic Calendar

Important Dates to Remember
Course Catalog

2) SUBMIT REQUIRED PAPERWORK:

Once you have been accepted, you will receive a confirmation email from our Registrar with the required steps to create a ParentsWeb account and complete your Enrollment Packet. Once you have begun your Enrollment Packet you can access it by logging in to ParentsWeb here.

3) SCHEDULE TRAVEL AND ARRIVAL:

Contact our Registrar, Twila Campbell at 828-456-3435 to schedule your arrival time and inbrief period.

What is an inbrief? This is a time where you will meet face to face with the Academy Instructors and Teachers to discuss your student’s strengths, goals for the program, Academic learning style, and to set expectations for the program. This time is critical to ensuring everyone is on the same page and working toward the same goals. During this time, we will also discuss medication and any other specifics necessary.

4) SUBMIT FINAL PAYMENT:

Final payment is due prior to the start of the program. All payments can be made through your ParentsWeb account in RenWeb. Read more about our Financial Policies here.

Tuition may be tax deductible. Although we are not a therapeutic program, we do address special needs education, and as such may be considered a medical expense tax deduction.  Tax rules allow medical deductions for “diagnosis, cure, mitigation, or treatment…primarily to alleviate or prevent a physical or mental defect or illness” (IRS publication 502). Contact your health care provider and tax professional for more information on whether or not this deduction is appropriate for you.

 


Success Stories

“We cannot thank you all enough for the time – energy – patience and creativity it took to teach Josh. Our desire has always been for our son to love learning – not just put in his time – but to truly find a passion in life that will allow him to flourish. Our family values each other’s unique talents and believes strongly that we all have a path to follow. This SOAR process helped Josh gain a great deal of confidence, and see how much he can persevere even under trying circumstances. We can only imagine how much effort it takes to motivate these young people, and we honor all the hours you gave to them. Your feedback to us in so valuable and we will continue to rely on any works of wisdom you can provide for strategies in the coming school year."

~ Parent of Student