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Provider

Orion's Mind

Contact Information

Primary

Jennifer Ender
1600 Fillmore Street
Unit 328
Denver, CO 80206

Phone: (720) 272-4559
Email: colorado@orionsmind.com

Secondary

Adam Paris
1600 Fillmore Street
Unit 328
Denver, CO 80206

Phone: (312) 772-2211
Email: colorado@orionsmind.com

General Information

Website: www.orionsmind.com
Screenshots / Demo: orionsmind.com/ominda.html
Effectiveness Data: orionsmind.com/academicgains.html
Type of Organization: For Profit Company
Organization is best described as: For-Profit
Age of Firm / Number of Years in Operation: 7
Level(s) services may be provided: - Elementary
- Middle
- District
Provides performance guarantees in contract: NO
Educational Services Provided Content Curriculum Programs
Dropout Prevention and Intervention Services
School and District Improvement
21st Century Skills
Specific Content Area :
Reading & Math

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in Colorado:

Denver Public Schools:

*Colfax Elementary:
Principal Joanna Martinez
email: Helen_Martinez@dpsk12.org
phone: 720-424-8740

*Cheltenham Elementary:
-Principal Art Kerkazian
email: Art_Kerkazian@dpsk12.org
-John Ludwig
email: jwludwig2105@gmail.com
School phone: 720-424-8810

*Garden Place:
-Principal Rebecca Gaustad
email: Rebecca_Gaustad@dpsk12.org
phone: 720-424-7220

*Fairview Elementary:
-Principal Norma Giron
email: Norma_Giron@dpsk12.org
phone: 720-424-7540

*Trevista at Horace Mann:
-Principal Veronica Benavidez
-Rena Morales: rena_moralez@dpsk12.org
-Andre'a Arnold: Dean of Academics: teachinghistory@gmail.com
School Phone: 720-423-9800

*Rachel B. Noel
-Principal Bobby Thomas
email: Bobby_Thomas@dpsk12.org
-Stephanie Hoy: stephanie_hoy@dpsk12.org
School Phone: 720-424-0800

Recent References:

1. Arthur A. Libby; Chicago Public Elementary and Middle School
Principal Kurt Jones; kdjones1@cps.edu; (773)-535-9036

2. Tonti Elementary School; Chicago Public Schools
Principal Gerardo Arriaga; garriaga@cps.k12.il.us; (773)535-9280

Name of Schools/ Districts that this organization has served in other states:

In the Chicago Public School District we partnered with 182 schools. Listed below are just a few of the partnering schools:

-Charles Gates Dawes Elementary School: Principal Mary Dixon (773) 535-2350
-Enricho Tonti Elementary: Principal Gerardo Arriaga (773) 535-9280
-Richard Henry Lee: SES Coordinator, Deborah Wesley: DAWesley@cps.edu
-Lionel Hampton Fine & Performing Arts ES: Principal Zaneta Dara Abdul-Ahad (773) 535-4030

Qualifications of this Organization (licensure, trademark, etc.):

Approved SES provider in CO, IL, CA, and NY

Qualifications of Instructors/ Staff that Provide Services:

The majority of our instructors are certified teachers. Instructors go through an extensive training prior to programs and throughout to ensure a high quality of instruction.

Cost:

Cost per group of up to 10 students ranges between $5,000-$15,000 depending on the type and length of program.

Explanation of how we are able to provide differentiated services to meet the individual needs of schools and districts.

Our program is designed in modular units. We are able to customize the program by allowing each School or District to select which units work best for each group of students.

Our staff also partners with administrators, teachers, and parents at the school to better identify students needs and group them accordingly. All of our students learn each concept 3 ways: visually, audibly and kin-esthetically.

How will we evaluate our services and support to schools and districts and its effectiveness in school/ district/ student achievement?

Orion's Mind provides a Scantron assessment at the beginning and end of the program to measure studentsí progress. Mini assessments are conducted after each 8 hours of curriculum to evaluate whether or not the students understood the concepts that were reviewed. Culminating reports are provided after the conclusion of the program. Throughout the program, we also communicate frequently with the school's staff.

Sample of services offered for a school or district:

Under 500 Students:

The Orion's Mind program provides an engaging and hands-on approach to learning math, reading, and problem-solving skills to students in grades K-8. We deliver interactive, small-group instruction that is based on the theories of Multiple Intelligences and differentiated instruction. Our students run, jump, create, sing, act, construct, and collaborate. Working in small groups, our students use problem-solving skills to master concepts aligned to both Common Core and state learning standards. Groups are made up of ten students or less to ensure that each student is receiving individualized support with reading and math skills. Our program is delivered in small groups not only to allow each student to receive the appropriate amount of support while learning and reviewing important concepts, but also to show students that working together is a skill that is going to make them successful in school and later in life. At the end of the day it is about increasing student achievement and proving to students that learning can be fun!

500-1000 Students:

The Orion's Mind program provides an engaging and hands-on approach to learning math, reading, and problem-solving skills to students in grades K-8. We deliver interactive, small-group instruction that is based on the theories of Multiple Intelligences and differentiated instruction. Our students run, jump, create, sing, act, construct, and collaborate. Working in small groups, our students use problem-solving skills to master concepts aligned to both Common Core and state learning standards. Groups are made up of ten students or less to ensure that each student is receiving individualized support with reading and math skills. Our program is delivered in small groups not only to allow each student to receive the appropriate amount of support while learning and reviewing important concepts, but also to show students that working together is a skill that is going to make them successful in school and later in life. At the end of the day it is about increasing student achievement and proving to students that learning can be fun!

1000+ Students:

The Orion's Mind program provides an engaging and hands-on approach to learning math, reading, and problem-solving skills to students in grades K-8. We deliver interactive, small-group instruction that is based on the theories of Multiple Intelligences and differentiated instruction. Our students run, jump, create, sing, act, construct, and collaborate. Working in small groups, our students use problem-solving skills to master concepts aligned to both Common Core and state learning standards. Groups are made up of ten students or less to ensure that each student is receiving individualized support with reading and math skills. Our program is delivered in small groups not only to allow each student to receive the appropriate amount of support while learning and reviewing important concepts, but also to show students that working together is a skill that is going to make them successful in school and later in life. At the end of the day it is about increasing student achievement and proving to students that learning can be fun!

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