Empowerment Scholarship

Application window is open between January 1st to April 1st to apply for the 2018 – 2019 academic year

Empowerment Scholarship Services (ESA) Is a publicly funded education savings-account program administered by the Arizona Department of education
The Children’s Center qualifies as an approved provider under ESA guidelines; as all of our teachers hold valid state teaching certificates that are required by the ESA program.

An Empowerment Scholarship Account (ESA) is an account similar to a checking account with 90% of the state funding that would have been received by the school the child previously attended.

Who Qualifies?

If a child attended a public school, received an ESA, or received a scholarship under “Lexie’s Law” during the previous school year, the child may qualify for an ESA if he or she falls under at least one of the following categories:

  • The child is deemed eligible to receive special education services
  • The child attends a failing school that has been assigned a letter grade of D or F
  • The child has been placed into foster care and has been adopted
  • The child’s parent or guardian is an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces

What Can The Funds Be Used For?

  • Tuition and fees at a private school
  • An online learning program
  • Educational therapies or services
  • Tutoring services
  • Curriculum
  • Testing fees
  • Contributions to a Coverdell Education Savings Account
  • Tuition and fees at an eligible postsecondary institution
  • Bank fees charged for the management of an ESA

What Next?

  1. Find out if your child qualifies for an ESA (CLICK HERE)
  2. Fill out the appropriate ESA application.

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“There is not one solution that fits all student needs. Therefore, each program is highly individualized to the students specific individual needs to obtain maximum levels of success.“

Phone: 623-915-0345
5430 West Glenn Drive
Glendale, AZ 85301

Our Hours

School Hours:
Monday – Friday 8am – 2pm

After School Program:
Monday – Friday 2pm – 6pm

Summer Camp:
Mon. – Fri. 1pm – 5pm Ages 3-21

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Positive Behavior Intervention & Support
Occupational Therapy
Sensory Integration
Differentiated Instruction
Structured Teaching Model
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