Endeavor Schools Promotes Danny Kawas to Associate of Business Development

MIAMI, FL – Endeavor Schools President Ricardo Campo recently announced the promotion of Danny Kawas to Associate of Business Development.

“Danny has been instrumental in the growth of Endeavor Schools through his research of potential partners and sound implementation plans,” said Campo. “Danny is an essential part of the Endeavor Schools team.”

Kawas’ role as Associate of Business Development will be to research and evaluate schools for future partnerships. He will work closely with school owners and other intermediaries on evaluating, structuring and implementing value-add partnerships to grow Endeavor Schools.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to grow with this exceptional organization. I’m proud to be a part of the Endeavor Schools team and support the good work we do,” said Kawas.

Prior to Endeavor Schools, Kawas was at LEÓN, MAYER & Co. as part of their Investment Banking Education group and focused on debt financing, private equity investing, and M&A advisory for education-based businesses. He was also a Securities Pricing Analyst at Northern Trust in Chicago.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information, follow Endeavor Schools on LinkedIn.

Endeavor Schools Adds to Montessori Portfolio in Florida

TAMPA, FL- Endeavor Schools  has added to its family of schools with Palm Harbor Montessori Academy in the Tampa Bay, Florida market.

Palm Harbor Montessori Academy, located at 2355 Nebraska Ave in Palm Harbor, opened in 1983 and has grown to accommodate more than 200 students from North Pinellas and Pasco Counties. The school offers a Montessori program for toddlers (12 months old) through middle school (14 years old).

Science lesson for middle school students at Palm Harbor Montessori Academy.

“It is very exciting to expand the Endeavor Schools family into the state of Florida and become a part of the Palm Harbor community. Palm Harbor Montessori Academy offers a high quality of education and a profound sense of community on its campus,” said Ricardo Campo, President of Endeavor Schools.

Palm Harbor Montessori Academy is a shining example of the successful Montessori approach to education. Students learn self-respect, respect for others, and  independence. There is a constant balance between the student’s choice and the teacher’s direction; students at Palm Harbor Montessori Academy are independent learners. Their goal is to nurture intelligence, curiosity, and imagination while supporting and developing each student’s unique talents. Students develop a balance between their knowledge and character, and they become life-long learners and critical thinkers.

Enrichment classes are offered outside of the full-day programs. These classes include music, languages, swimming and more.

Palm Harbor Montessori Academy offers an interesting, challenging and exciting learning environment with highly qualified and certified faculty. For more information on Palm Harbor Montessori Academy visit FloridaMontessori.com.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information, follow Endeavor Schools on LinkedIn.

Endeavor Schools Partners with Emergency Preparedness Professionals

MIAMI, FL – In an effort to enhance the safety of its schools, Endeavor has partnered with Secure Education Consultants (SEC) to create customized emergency preparedness plans for all schools in the Endeavor family.

SEC specializes in designing and training staff on an emergency and critical incident response plans for schools and child care centers. After a thorough site assessment, SEC provides a comprehensive plan of how to respond in critical and emergency situations. SEC provides hands-on, interactive training to all staff members to prepare them to execute their customized plan in such events, which includes walk-through exercises, demonstrations and scenario training.

SEC’s program and training were created by current and former SWAT officers, United States Secret Service and Homeland Security agents, Navy SEALs, U.S. Special Forces, hostage negotiators, police officers, deputy sheriffs and other highly trained, experienced personnel.

“At Endeavor Schools, we take the safety and security of our students, staff and families very seriously. Though such emergency and critical situations are unlikely to occur, it’s imperative our schools are prepared nonetheless. Our partnership with SEC is to ensure the plan in place to deal with such events are the absolute best and go above and beyond state and industry standards,” said Ricardo Campo, president of Endeavor Schools.

recent report found that 17 states don’t require evacuation plans in day care centers. The report also found that numerous other states don’t require specific plans for reuniting children with their parents after an emergency.

“Our comprehensive emergency planning and preparedness initiatives set us apart from other schools.  Our goal is to be a leader in school safety.  Our partnership with SEC is one of several efforts we are committed to, on this very important subject.  We encourage other schools in surrounding communities to take the same steps in preparing for disasters and critical situations. It should be an on-going continuous improvement topic within the education industry,” said Dave Brooke, COO of Endeavor Schools.

For more information about Secure Education Consultants visit SecureEd.com.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information,follow the company on LinkedIN.

Endeavor Schools expands Family of Schools in Greater Atlanta

ATLANTA, GA – Endeavor Schools has expanded in the Greater Atlanta area by partnering with Atlanta Montessori International School (AMI School).

Atlanta Montessori International School, located at 1970 Cliff Valley Way NE in Atlanta, was founded in 2004 with the goal of offering international standards of academic excellence in a Montessori environment. Today the school serves more than 200 children.

“Atlanta Montessori International School is committed to developing their students in a holistic manner and that vision makes them a perfect fit in the Endeavor Schools family. The combination of its international population, and its Montessori methodology, offers students a highly differentiated learning experience. We’re excited to be a part of their community and contribute to their academic success,” said Ricardo Campo, president of Endeavor Schools.

AMI School offers programs for children ages 8 weeks through 15 years, including summer camp and extra curricular educational programs such as chess, dance, tae kwon do, yoga, theater, music and sports. A unique characteristic of the school, is the 42 different nationalities currently represented at the school.

AMI School’s community provides a framework for students to grow and develop while acquiring knowledge about different cultures of the world. The school is accredited by Association Montessori Internationale (AMI) and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS/AdvancED).

For more information on Atlanta Montessori International School visit AMIschool.com.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information follow the company on LinkedIN.

Endeavor Schools Partners with Prep Academy Schools in Ohio

COLUMBUS, OH – Endeavor Schools has partnered with education-based early learning company, Prep Academy Schools.

Prep Academy Schools, founded in 2001, has two campuses located in suburban Columbus, Ohio. The schools offer high-quality, education-based early learning programs to children ages 6 weeks through 6 years old. With certified teachers, small class size and advanced technology components, Prep Academy Schools offers programs aimed for academic excellence.

“It’s exciting to grow our Endeavor Schools family and expand into Columbus. Prep Academy Schools goes beyond traditional child care and offers not only a loving, caring environment but an academic program that will set a foundation for future learning. We’re thrilled to be orgasm retarders partners with them,” said Ricardo Campo, president of Endeavor Schools.

“I’m looking forward to working with the seasoned management team and staff at Prep Academy.  Columbus represents an exciting market opportunity for Endeavor’s partnership with Prep Academy. The Accelerated Learning Program available to the schools’ students is a huge differentiator, and sets these schools apart in terms of academic development,” said Dave Brooke, COO of Endeavor Schools.

Furthermore, Prep Academies founders, Thomas & Mary Jo Runfola, expressed their excitement about the partnership, and their commitment to the continuous growth in the Columbus, OH  area.

The Prep Academy Schools’ programs include infant through second grade. They also provide before- after-school care for school aged children and summer camp, which are both extensions of learning throughout the day.  Prep Academy offers a number of enrichment activities including athletics, cooking, music, dance and art. Both campuses offer an indoor athletic center and computer labs.

The school is currently enrolling for all age groups at both locations. For more information on Prep Academy Schools visit PrepAcademySchools.org.

About Endeavor Schools
Endeavor Schools is a private school company (pre-K through junior high school) in select markets across the United States. A growing family of unique, well-established private schools that serve as pillars to their respective communities, each school subscribes to proven, research-based curricula that is delivered by seasoned educators. Each school is encouraged to embrace their uniqueness and tradition; Endeavor Schools supports each school’s academic excellence by providing the necessary tools and resources required.

Endeavor Schools launched in 2012 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.
For more information follow the company on LinkedIN.