A+ Teacher: Going Above and Beyond Distance Learning


CITRUS COUNTY, Fla.– Strength bases, trauma informed, gender responsive– it’s the foundation for the program “Pace Center for Girls,” which boosts and educates at-risk students all over the state.

The newest school is in Cirtus County and girls attend all year long.

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  • Today’s A+ Instructor: Krissy Wagner
  • Wagner teaches at Speed Center for Girls in Citrus County
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Words of motivation cover the walls and floors of the Cirtus County school.

Thanks to Speed Center for Girls, 18-year-old Lena LaBranch is a new graduate and going to college.

“I do not believe I have actually had this much support in my life. It’s simply remarkable. I would not be where I’m going now, if it wasn’t for Rate,” LaBranch said. “I’ve had a hard time the majority of my life and I truly want that something like this would have remained in location a long period of time back.”

The Citrus County campus opened simply a year-and-a-half earlier. It’s the 7th Speed school in the Bay area.

It’s a year-round program offering ladies and young females with a chance for a much better future.

“Through education, therapy, training and advocacy. Really that’s what we do. For 35-years, that’s what Speed has actually offered girls 6th through 12th grade, a full academic day that likewise consists of all the social service support they require, so counseling in addition to complete academic day,” said Sheila Jordan.

Among the teachers, Krissy Wagner, helped the campus connect and bond with students beyond distance learning. Wagner developed the concept and helped arranged care plans.

“We were attempting to consider a method to get them things that they would need, and likewise a way to encourage them, like this is difficult for everybody, so we’re going to do this together,” she said.

Pace Citrus has actually now made several house shipments to students with boxes filled with school products and food, even neighborhood service tasks to assist others.

“To see the trainees. It was so amazing. I understand Miss Sheila had one diminish the driveway waving at her. It was hard, though, due to the fact that they wished to hug us and we’re like, no keep your range, however seeing them was really, really excellent and I think it did assist keep them type of get reinspired to do work and get in touch with us,” Wagner said.

Whether in Ms. Wagner’s “perky girls classroom” or at house, she is developing strong connections for her students’ success.

These amazing instructors and administrators are making a substantial distinction in the lives of their children at every level.