The Shader Croft School

Turning Student Selected Real World Adventures into Stronger Reading, Writing, and Communication Skills.

The Shader Croft School

Turning Student Selected Real World Adventures into Stronger Reading, Writing, and Communication Skills.

Testimonials

“When I toured this program I was very impressed with the caliber of tutors and curriculum he was using to help students succeed.”
– Jeanne Collins, Burlington Superintendent

“I got to plan the trip the way I wanted it because I knew what I wanted to learn and how I wanted to learn it while keeping it fun and interesting”
– Katie Jaro

“Our daughter at the beginning of the summer was very shy with low self esteem, and she stood in front of the crowd and had become a leader.”
– Donna Jaro

“The program helped me get comfortable talking to new people.”
– Dusty

“My son returned to school in the fall not only with improved writing and reading skills but a greater confidence in himself because of his experience at Shader Croft.”
– Liz Shook

“I think my son would have been one of the children lost in the system if he hadn’t gotten the chance to prove he could do it at Shader Croft.”
– Pam Deyette

“My son advanced on multiple fronts, which I truly believe was the springboard for continued progress and success to this day.”
– Rick Heh

“I have learned that if you are successful in school, you will have more friends. Shader Croft helped me understand that I could contribute and that attracts friends.”
– Student

“I really did enjoy hanging out with the staff.”
– Student

“I am a lot more focused on getting good grades and having a positive attitude. I have a lot more respect for teachers and am more comfortable when talking with them.”
– Student

“It is clear that my student truly benefited from the Shader Croft experience. He made gains as evidenced on standardized assessments and class and homework. He has become a positive leader and seems to have built self-esteem from the activities and experiences he had in the program.”
– Classroom teacher

“My student is trying much harder this year. Her attitude and work ethic are much better.”
-Special educator

“It is great to see my student excited about learning.”
– Special educator

“I see a big improvement in my student’s self-confidence and attitude towards school.”
– Classroom teacher

“All of his teachers and parents see a different kid this year. He is much more confident, from the first day of school.”
– Special educator

“Last year my daughter struggled with homework and grades. This year homework is a breeze and she is on honor roll.”
– Parent

“The Shader Croft School Summer Program was exceptionally well run; the staff was nurturing, compassionate and talented.”
– Parent

“I feel the leadership role he held gave him confidence and value.”
– Parent

“My son’s self-esteem has improved greatly. He is willing to try more things without fear of failing.”
– Parent

“My daughter has come a long ways from last year.”
– Parent

“This program has made a great impact on my child’s confidence and grades.”
– Parent

“My child seemed to glow about helping others, organizing a trip and feeling special.”
– Parent

“Shader Croft was a great opportunity for my child to facilitate his own interests and learn about them.”
– Parent

Mission

Help students develop effective literacy and communication skills by valuing students’ interests and connecting them to the world around them in a real and meaningful ways.

Janet@shadercroftschool.org
Shader Croft School
5 Perrotta Place
Burlington, VT 05401

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Non-discrimination Disclosure

Shader Croft School does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sexual orientation or gender.

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