To make a positive difference in the lives of our students.
Students expelled from Cleveland High School and Cleveland Middle School due to violation of Zero-Tolerance Policy
Students in 6th – 12th grade who are referred by the Juvenile Court System
Students in 6th –12th grade who are transitioning from State Custody or other alternative educational placement
Students who have been unsuccessful in the traditional educational setting and are experiencing difficulties relating to behavior, academics and attendance
Students placed in the Credit Recovery Program by Cleveland High School.
Prevent teens from being placed in or remanded to State custody
Create an atmosphere that develops a sense of self-esteem, competency, accomplishment, and social approval
Provide a lower pupil/teacher ratio than in the traditional educational setting
Promote a balance between career preparation and academic requirements through a multi-cultural educational experience
Prepare students with relevant real life and career skills
Provide a safe and positive learning environment
Provide support services for students and parents including individual and group counseling, parent and family counseling, and consultative services
Secure parental and community involvement in the school’s programs
The Denning Center of Technology & Careers’ program builds collaboration among educational systems, human service agencies and community members to connect and create support services around the “at-risk” student.
Denning Center of Technology & Careers increases the graduation rate and insures that all students are equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to function in a global society.