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Why are we the
Maya Angelou Schools?

We opened the See Forever Foundation in 1997 as a comprehensive program for 20 teens. That year we sponsored a school naming contest. We are pleased to share the text of that essay in the link below. “Why we should name our public charter school after Dr. Maya Angelou” by Sherti Hendrix (MAPCS, Class of 1999):

 

#TheMayaWay

The Maya Way is a comprehensive approach to education that focuses on academic achievement, social and emotional support, and career and college preparation so students are ready for life after Maya.

HIGH SCHOOL

Maya Angelou Public Charter School (MAPCS) delivers integrated social and emotional health services that at-risk students need to become self-sustaining adults.

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MAYA ANGELOU
ACADEMY

The Maya Angelou Academy’s goal is to provide a safe, nurturing, and mutually respectful environment that prepares incarcerated young men to fulfill their potential

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ADULT LEARNING
CENTER

The Maya Angelou Young Adult Learning Center (YALC) provides academic and workforce development to young adults who do not have a high school credential.

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BEYOND
GRADUATION

The Office of Alumni Support assists MAPCS graduates with creating and implementing post-secondary college and/or career plans as well as growing and strengthening our alumni network.

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  • Celebrate Success

    In the District of Columbia, Maya Angelou Public Charter School reaches out to students who have experienced substantial trauma in their lives by maintaining contacts with probation officers, social workers, special education advocates and community groups. Classes are small, expectations are high and a range of supportive services is in place to help kids make it.

    QUOTED FROM THE WASHINGTON POST

NEWS

  • MAPCS Stuff the Truck Event for Hurricane Harvey Victims

SUPPORT OUR WORK

  • #Giving Tuesday
  • Shedding Light

EVENTS

  • See Forever Foundation/Maya Angelou Schools 20th Anniversary Celebration GalaWay