Please Practice Patients with our children and Social Connection with our families.
BtG creates educational and social pathways to opportunities missed due to the impact of the pandemic on students and families.
Helping children "catch up" educationally, emotionally and socially.
Full-day programming for children of all abilities with Evidenced Based Educational Compliance
Qualifying funding sources to enroll students in this program include, but are not limited to, SPED Part B grant, General Fund, Medicaid, and CARES (ESSA).
Block One (M-F, 8-4): June 6-17
Block Two (M-F, 8-4): June 20 - July 1
Block Three (M-F, 8-4): July 5-15
The RISE Learning Center, 5391 Shelby Street, Indianapolis, IN 46227
Language Arts, Math, Exploration of Our World, Independent Living, Culture and Society, Art and Music. Gross Motor experiences through recreation and leisure activities.
Students have opportunities to play outdoor activities led by highly effective staff. The staff genuinely care about the children's wellbeing and physical health.
Students participate in scheduled educational rotations suited to their academic levels with positive instructional strategies.
Students have access to safe positive interactions with peers of all abilities.
TAG provides a wide array of training.
Training Opportunities Include:
TAG offers a variety of ways to get families and the community involved in the events at your building.
Events and Programming include:
The Akers Group has partnered with Special Olympics to create opportunities for all students to participate in sports in Marion County. TAG will also work with elementary and middle schools to provide additional opportunities. If you are interested in other activities that are not listed, please reach out to discuss additional opportuniti
The Akers Group has partnered with Special Olympics to create opportunities for all students to participate in sports in Marion County. TAG will also work with elementary and middle schools to provide additional opportunities. If you are interested in other activities that are not listed, please reach out to discuss additional opportunities.
Extracurricular Activities include but are not limited to:
Chris Akers is the Founder and CEO of The Akers Group North America, LLC. His passion is helping children and families make pro-social decisions. Mr. Akers is happy to meet training needs and serve students and families each and everyday!
LinkedIn: Chris Akers, The Akers Group North America, LLC
Cherard Boyd is Director of Programming for The Akers Group. Mr. Boyd has a passion for serving students and a knack for building positive relationships.
April Bryant serves The Akers Group as the Director of Operations. Ms. April plans the exciting topics and activities during our camps and before and after school program. Ms. April is someone who is eager to ensure the students are engaged!
Emily Chestnut is one of our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Training Facilitators. When Miss C is not working with The Akers Group, she works in an urban school district in Marion County as a reading specialist and aspiring building leader.
Our staff for camps and before and after school is a diverse and passionate team. They work each day to serve our students and create a fun, safe, and engaging environment that matches the values of The Akers Group.
Address family Challenges
TAG offers mentors and behavioral coaches to serve children and staff in the class room .
We have themed camps set up on the interim breaks that are both fun and engaging to our children. We are accepting children of all abilities for fun and learning experience. We feel this exposure will enhance the opportunities for children that join our camp. An added feature to our camp will be in-house therapeutic services to aid our families. We feel that offering services in house will be a convenient opportunity for children and families. We will offer
- Camp from 8am -3:45pm (Pick-up by 4pm)
_Mental Health Counseling
We are also a site for Summer Servings which provides food for the children in the local community. Volunteer opportunities are available.
The Akers Group is rooted in helping children and families through difficult situations by providing positive choices and fostering positive attitudes.
We believe that our children should have as many learning opportunities as possible. Children need extra practice and the chance to explore in a stimulating environment that encourages pro-active communication with care and concern that is socially acceptable in their chosen community.
We believe that children should have physical activity every day. This activity should be focused on maintaining positive health while encouraging growth both physically and mentally. Recreation should be fun, challenging and physically appropriate. Most activities should be transferable to the children's natural environment.
We believe that children should have a discernible skill at the level that they can participate independently in a home or work environment. Our vocational practice promotes choice and a sense of pride on task completion with an understanding of skill building and pro social function.
We believe that proper leisure skills are important for children to learn and practice often. We teach children to have suitable leisure skills that transfer to the home or living environment. Proper leisure skills can also be utilized for pro – social behavioral training and maintaining ones emotions through coping mechanisms and identifying what makes a child angry.
Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and enhance the opportunities of the children we serve.
5391 Shelby st, Indianapolis, IN 46227, US
Before School Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 7:50am
After School Monday - Friday: 2:30pm -6:30pm
Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Unified Champion City Schools
Special Olympics Indiana
Stay safe and mind your parents!