Educational Institutions

Spectrum Charter School Inc.

  • Monroeville, PA
  • http://www.spectrumcharterschool.org/

Mission Statement

To provide school-to-work transition instruction in the classroom, on-site business, and community-based work sites for students aged 13-21. The program is structured to meet the needs of students who do not learn well in typical classroom settings due to unique cognitive, communication, and sensory challenges, including students with autism spectrum disorders.

Main Programs

  1. List of Programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

ruling year

2000

Principal Officer since 2000

Self-reported

Michelle Johnson

Keywords

Self-reported

Spectrum, Autism, Students, school-to-work transition

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EIN

25-1838579

 Number

7331660162

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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5 Year---2008-2013 Year Ending Graduates Total Graduates-20 * 35%-Competitive Employment * 35% Workshop * 10%-Active in Job Placement Services * 10%-College/Post-Secondary Training * 5%-Volunteering * 5%-Independent Job Search Students have volunteered an estimated 14,000 in the community since 2000. Chosen to participate in the Green Building Alliance; Pittsburgh Green Schools Academy's founding Sustainability Culture Program. Approximately 65 community partnerships throughout Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties with various other non-profits, corporations and local businesses.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

List of Programs

* Special Education * Community Based Vocational Training * Job Tours * Internships * Community Based Assessments * Job Shadows & Mentoring * Educational Tours * Community Link Staff Tours * Giving Back To the Community * Independent Living Skills * Mobility Training * Workshops/Post-Secondary Transitioning Options

Category

Youth Development, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Pennsylvania

Funding Needs

All funds donated will go towards purchasing the following needs: CareerScope; Comprehensive Career Interest and Aptitude Assessment CareerScope® Online Assessment enhances the career and educational planning process for those working in education, workforce development, corrections, and vocational rehabilitation. Cost: $555.00 Mini Van that will take students into the community to volunteer and learn competitive employment skills.

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Financials

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Spectrum Charter School Inc
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Spectrum Charter School Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Michelle Johnson

BIO

7 Years - Westmoreland County Behavioral Health and Developmental Services; Program Specialist 15 Years - Spectrum Charter School, Inc.; Chief Executive Officer

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"Spectrum Charter School was the first of its kind in the country and we will be celebrating our students on our 15th anniversary on April 25, 2014."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

President Karen Lukacsena

Local Business Owner-Elmer's Auquarium

Term: Dec 2010 - Dec 2012

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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