Collaborations and Partnerships
LAC partners and collaborates with AMAZING organizations ensure that our students are getting the very best:
K-12 DISTANCE LEARNING:
We're proud to partner with the Laurel Springs School (based in Ojai, CA and West Chester, PA) -- an accredited K-12 distance learning school.
Laurel Springs offers personalized resources, customizable curricula, and individualized teacher services to:
- Students and families attending public and private school who are looking for another option;
- Distance learning and home education students;
- Students pursuing acting or sports careers;
- Families living abroad.
For more about LSS, click here. To read LAC's full release, click here.
MENTAL HEALTH & ACADEMIC SUPPORT:
LAC is proud to be a part of the RCHI Group (Greenwich, CT), allowing us to better serve students with mental health struggles in finding their school of best fit.
RCHI addresses the transition to college through the lens of mental health - they evaluate colleges, universities, support systems, and treatment programs in helping families determine which is the best fit. Transition from childhood to adulthood is challenging enough. With over 15 years of experience, they take the guessing out of the process when mental health is involved.
For more about the RCHI Group, click here. To read LAC's full release, click here.
ATHLETIC TRAINING & CONDITIONING:
We are happy to work with two incredible fitness training teams -- ASCEND Experience (Clinton, CT) and THT-Total Home Training (Montreal). These collaborations allow our student-athletes to get the very best in individualized fitness and nutrition programs, as well as one-on-one guidance and team coaching!
Designed for middle and high school-age students, these programs will strengthen weaknesses, maintain strengths, and work to optimize an athlete's overall skill-set in their sport. These preferred fitness partners can meet and work with student-athletes either in person or remotely, and this work can be completed during pre-season, in-season, off-season, or year round! We aim to coach students in a manner that works best for them within their comfort levels, is on their schedule, and is specific to their own experiences and timeline! This is just another way in which our team is prepping student-athletes for college and NCAA competition (so that they can excel on their future teams!).
For more about ASCEND, click here. For additional details on THT, click here.
REMOTE LEARNING FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES:
LAC is proud to partner with the US Performance Academy (Elkins, NH), the accredited, private, online, middle & high school created for high-performance athletes!
USPA is designed for young athletes looking for a school that supports their unique schedule, creates a pathway towards their personal, professional, and athletic goals, and leverages the latest technology for an on-the-go environment. This is a school and a program is unlike any other. Designed by athletes and educators, the approach specifically benefits driven students who are training, traveling, competing, and pushing to the next level. The online curriculum allows for a flexible school schedule and academic calendar. The support system keeps students involved, motivated, and on track to success. And the focus on the student-athlete’s future goals and aspirations opens up a doorway to future opportunities.
For more on USPA, click here. To read LAC's full release, click here.
OPTIMIZING ENDURANCE FOR STUDENT-ATHLETES:
We are excited to collaborate with CT Orofacial Myology LLC (Cheshire, CT) -- a healthcare professional providing patient-centered treatment plans to optimize the function of orofacial muscles. Their incorporation of unique modalities, such as The Buteyko Method, will be valuable for LAC's student-athletes as they prepare for their sports seasons and so that they can perform at their very best.
By working with CTOM to improve their breathing, our athletes will:
- Improve their body's oxygen exchange
- Have greater stamina and performance
- Have reduced production of lactic acid and cramping
- Have reduced chance of injury
- See improved recovery time and reduced soreness
- And their bodies will be able to be hydrated more efficiently
For more on CTOM, click here. To read LAC's full release, click here.
NUTRITION & HEALTH FOODS:
LAC is proud to partner with Amy's Raw Bowls (Branford, CT), so that we can bring delicious and healthy foods, bowls and juices to our students, student-athletes and their families!
Amy's specializes in all natural fruit smoothie bowls, fresh pressed juice, and healthy, nutrient-dense deliciousness! In-season or off-season, a quick pick-me-up, a booster shot, or even a cleanse, Amy's delivers what our students and their families are looking for. They also cater (in CT, MA, NY), deliver, and ship nationwide!
TUTORING FOR SAT, ACT, K-12 MATH:
LAC is pleased to bring Marie Bercik and Golden Spiral Prep into our network! GSP offers expert online tutoring for the SAT, ACT, K-12 Math, and more. We know that this connection will allow our students to improve their math skills, feel more comfortable, and discover new levels of success with their academics!
What Marie brings to the LAC Network:
15+ years of proven success working with Kaplan, The Princeton Review, and Manhattan Prep
BA in English Literature from Georgetown University
MA in Math Education from Teachers College, Columbia University
She will design different programs to fit each student's unique learning style, and we're so lucky to have her!