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Dr. Susan Finley, Associate Professor of Education at Washington State University Vancouver is the Founding Director of AHAS. The AHAS curriculum design introduced by Susan Finley is based in the concepts of empowerment and democratic education and utilizes hands-on and arts-integrated learning approaches in all of its programs. The AHAS umbrella of programs began in 2002 with the AHAS Summer Program and the project to offer tutoring in shelters. Teachers in AHAS programs are guided by the educational theories of critical pedagogy conceptualized in the works of Paulo Freire.
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It is that time of the year when reports of booster club fundraising scams are coming in again. We interviewed Read more
AHAS in the News Vancouver Voice: Volume 3, Issue 12, May 7, 2009; page 9. Cheers: To Washington State Read more
For the past two weeks, authorities and school officials in western Washington have been responding to threats at several schools Read more
Friday morning, State Superintendent Chris Reykdal will deliver the first annual update on Washington's K–12 students, instructors, and schools. Reykdal Read more
Internet access and personal devices were once privileges in schools. Today, they’re essential drivers of education. “When a family comes Read more
Temporary school closures will be likely in the coming weeks as the state faces a series of obstacles — from Read more
As students and teachers return from winter break this week, Clark County Public Health officials are identifying ways to maintain Read more
The Camas School District is investigating allegations of racist taunting at a high school girls basketball game last month. The Read more
When their teacher asked them to design images that symbolized where they came from — and where they hoped to Read more
The Cornerstone Christian Academy for Learning and Leadership, a Vancouver-based private school, is expanding to add a second location in Read more
RIDGEFIELD — Jael Benedick, a seventh-grader from View Ridge Middle School, won first place in the Superintendent’s Holiday Greeting Card Read more
RIDGEFIELD — After Battle Ground Public Schools received a large donation of Disney/Hyperion books, the district donated 40 of the Read more