SARASOTA, FL – To facilitate and guide student progress in its new educational program, The Academy: A Homeschool Hub, Music Compound has hired Elisha Jennings as Education Coordinator. In this role, Jennings will provide support and assistance to students with the Florida Virtual School core curriculum classes, provide individualized instruction for each of the 12 students, assess and record the students’ progress, collaborate with other teachers, parents and program stakeholders, and plan and execute educational in-class and outdoor activities and events.
Jennings has more than 17 years of experience in classroom instruction at both the elementary and high school levels as well as school counseling experience. Her most recent educational role was as a program specialist for the School Board of Sarasota County’s professional development department, where she supported principals, administrators and struggling teachers in a variety of capacities, including training and instructional coaching. Currently, Jennings is an Internationally Certified Trainer and coach for Kagan Publishing and Professional Development; she is also a social studies instructor for Sarasota Virtual School.
The Academy, for grades 3-8, runs August 17 through May 21, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (hours are flexible). Students can attend 2, 3 or 4 days, and half-day options are available. Tuition is $10,000 for the school year. Music Compound is located at 1751 Cattlemen Road in Sarasota. For more information, go to musiccompound.com or call 941-379-9100.
About Music Compound
The Music Compound provides an environment to inspire, collaborate and educate children and adults in pursuit of their love of music. The goal is to transform dreams into reality by providing a contemporary and influential environment for musicians of all ages. For more information, visit www.musiccompound.com.