Best Option For Kids With Few Resources Left

Casa Verde Builders, American Institute for Learning

Area teens who've struck out of traditional school systems experience success every day with the "project-based" education programs at AIL. Project-based means hands-on learning, developing skills in the same real-world context where they'll be used. Students in the Casa Verde Builders unit acquire construction skills and a sense of community involvement while building innovative, affordable housing in low-income neighborhoods. The Cultural Warriors theatre class and performance troupe develop communication and interpersonal skills, turning aggressive behavior into creative expression by writing, producing and performing theatre pieces. Where was this place when we were in school?

American Institute For Learning
204 E. Fourth, 512/472-3395

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