Preparing All Students for Success in College and Career


Welcome to the Advanced Learning Academy!
ALA is a district -dependent charter school serving the Santa Ana Community. We are a competency-based school with a focus on project-based learning. We offer a rigorous hands-on STEM curriculum, Digital Media Arts Lab and Maker Space for 3rd-8th grade Elementary and Intermediate students. We are excited to partner with Santa Ana College to welcome a class of 9th grade students to our Dual Enrollment Early College Program during the 2017-18 school year. Our students work towards their personalized learning goals using a flexible instructional model that includes Project-Based Learning, Personalized Learning Pathways, and Flexible Learning time with weekly 1:1 Coaching and Mentoring sessions. Please contact the school to learn more about our programs and school tours.
Ms. Kim Garcia


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ALA Action News

Episode 1: August 26 (Ukraine)
Episode 2: September 2 (Iran)
Episode 3: September 9 (Brazil)
Episode 4: September 16 (México, Long Version)
Episode 5: September 23 (PR China)
Episode 6: September 30 (Egypt)
Episode 7: October 7 (Germany)
Episode 8: October 14 (Korea)
Episode 9: October 20 (RO China/Taiwan)
Episode 10: October 28 (Austria)
Episode 11: November 4 (Turkey)
Episode 12: November 10 (Poland)
Episode 13: November 18 (Scotland)
Episode 14: December 2 (Spain)
Episode 15: December 9 (Kenya)
Episode 16: December 16 (Saudi Arabia)
Episode 17: December 23 (The Netherlands)
Episode 18: January 20 (India)
Episode 19: January 27 (Australia)
Episode 20: February 3 (New Zealand)
Episode 21: February 10 (Hispaniola)
Episode 22: February 17 (Switzerland)
Episode 23: February 24 (Canada)
Episode 24: March 3 (Japan)
Episode 25: March 10 (Morocco)
Episode 26: March 16 (Ireland & Northern Ireland)
Episode 27: March 24 (Nicaragua & Central America)
Episode 28: March 31 (Greece)
Episode 29: April 14 (Nigeria)
Episode 30: April 21 (England & Wales)
Episode 31: April 28 (South Africa)
Episode 32: May 5 (Israel)
Episode 33: May 12 (France)
Episode 34: May 19 (Argentina)
Episode 35: May 26 (Ethiopia)
Episode 36: June 2 (Italy)
Episode 37: June 9 (Russia)
Episode 38: June 16 (California)
Episode 38: June 21 (United States)


1) October 5: University of California
2) October 19: University of Oregon
3) October 26: University of Southern California
4) November 2: University of Washington
5) November 9: Washington State University
6) November 16: College Football Rivalries
7) November 30: University of California, Los Angeles
8) December 7: Oregon State University
9) December 14: University of Colorado
10) December 21: University of Utah
11) January 18: Arizona State University
12) January 25: University of Arizona
13) February 1: University of California, Irvine
14) February 8: University of Michigan
15) February 15: University of Virginia
16) February 8: University of Michigan
17) March 1: University College London
18) March 8: Vanderbilt University
19) March 15: California State University, Fullerton
20) March 22: University of Wisconsin
21) March 29: Duke University
22) April 12: Yale University
23) April 19: University of Oklahoma
24) April 26: University of Cambridge
25) May 3: San Diego State University
26) May 10: Ohio State University
27) May 17: Florida State University
28) May 31: University of California, San Diego
29) June 7: University of Oxford
30) June 14: California State University, Long Beach


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