iLEAD Exploration Remains Open Virtually for Learners

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Aug 23, 2020 @ 01:00


Elizabeth’s Teaching [S]

Elizabeth’s Teaching located on the border of Burbank in Glendale offers a half day of school for the 7th/8th grader, concentrating on English, History and Science. One on one tutoring is also available.
Approved Instructor: Elizabeth Gitto
Online only.

ArcheryChamps [S]

Archery Champs is Southern California’s premier on-site Enrichment Experience. We bring all the equipment needed to deliver an outstanding program. Our program is designed to provide you with the opportunity to learn different Skills. in a safe and fun environment from our amazingly talented Instructors who are energetic and skilled themselves. If its Archery, Writing, or Orbital Mechanics we are here to provide your students with outstanding program.

TK Taekwondo [S]

T.K. Taekwondo, located in Santa Clarita, promotes life skills for our leaders of tomorrow. For younger learners, our classes are designed to help them to learn how to follow directions, and to learn what it means to have respect for others as well as themselves. Our classes also help young students to develop basic hand eye coordination and increase muscle development. For older learners, our classes are designed to help them increase their attention span and to understand the value of structure in their lives. Lastly, we help our students improve their self confidence, self esteem, self control, and discipline by giving them positive motivations.

Susan High Piano Studio [S]

Piano lessons offered online cover music foundation, technique, style, interpretation, performance, music theory and performance opportunities. Approved Instructor: Susan High

Ms. Mallory’s Tutoring [S]

Ms Mallory’s tutoring services for Elementary and Middle school students in Mathematics and Language Arts. Mallory Schneider has a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Education and would love to help students with their core subjects. Located in Buena Park and able to serve the surrounding cities. Approved Instructor: Mallory Schneider

Turnaround Tutoring [S]

Turnaround Tutoring provides an opportunity for students to achieve an academic, turn-around, as a result of personalized tutoring support. Catherine Doretti is a specialized reading tutor trained in multiple methods for reading and spelling. Mrs. Doretti uses a multi-sensory approach to teach children of all ages in order that they may reach their full academic potential. She is a Certified Barton Tutor, trained Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing -LiPS, and trained in Screening for Dyslexia. She has been providing specialized reading support for ten years in addition to working as a Reading Specialist in a private school for four years.
Approved instructor: Catherine Doretti

Actorsite Inc [S]

Actorsite has been a staple in the entertainment industry in LA educating actors for over 25 years.
Our student’s success speaks for itself – many have excelled in their careers landing dream roles in critically acclaimed projects from small roles in television and film to series regulars on hit TV shows, parts in major blockbuster films, national commercials, and even on Broadway. Although many Actorsiter’s have professional acting ambitions, other students attend our online classes just to have fun, learn new skills, and gain confidence in themselves.
Whatever your goals or acting level may be we can help you learn, develop and cultivate skills, stimulate your imagination and creativity.
Online only.

Bobbie’s School of Performing Arts [S]

Bobbie’s School of Performing Arts is located in Newbury Park, CA at the Rancho Conejo/Teller Rd cross streets. We provide instruction for Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Check out for more information on what classes and styles we are offering!
Approved instructors: Elizabeth Petrin, Mandy Korpinen

Jiyu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu [S]

Jiyu Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Fitness, located in Castaic and serving the Santa Clarita Valley area, specializes in teaching children self defense through Brazilian Jiu Jitsu while incorporating physical education and promoting anti-bullying awareness. Regardless of your size, weight, gender, or whether you are an absolute beginner or have experience in the martial arts, our goal at Jiyu Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Fitness is to help children of all ages gain self confidence by teaching them how to defend themselves.
Approved Instructor: Jennifer Felipe

Tspoons [S]

Tspoons offers recreational cooking classes that is opened to the public. Please visit for class information and schedules.
Approved instructors: Danielle Esparza, Jessica Park, Christina Sargent

GPS, Inc. – Study Studio [S]

GPS, Inc – Study Studio is a personalized, small scale tutoring center located above the Aliso Viejo Town Center where we offer private tutoring, small group sessions of 2-4 students, and on-going workshops. Subjects include, but not limited to, math, science, ES, Chinese Calligraphy, and piano. All subject specific classes can be enrolled as one on one tutorials or as small group classes. Some sessions have age limitations, all have space limitations. We are staffed by a licensed and experienced teacher. Please contact us for more details.
Approved instructor: Judy Liang

Kick Start Dance Studio [S]

Kick Start Dance studio is located in West LA and offers a variety of classes online for K-12. You can find a range of styles including but not limited to Hip Hop, Jazz, Ballet, Pointe, Contemporary and Musical Theater Dance. Our instructors have over 15 years of experience and have been developing their virtual teaching skills over the past few months to keep dancers engaged and happy.
Approved instructor: Meghann Lucas

National Children’s Chorus [S]

The National Children’s Chorus transforms the lives of young people through choral music education, empowering them to effectively lead society toward the ideals of artistic excellence, cultural openness, and social diversity. Students of the National Children’s Chorus are represented by more than three hundred schools throughout its cities in Los Angeles, New York, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, and meet weekly for rehearsal and musicianship study. The extensive curriculum includes college-level conducting, composition, music theory, sight-singing in the Kodaly Method, and individual voice training in the bel canto style.

Fine Art Classes, Inc. [S]

Fine Art Classes, Inc. – Developed from the same fine art instruction used for more than 40 years in our renowned adult art classes, our children’s art classes get results! Each Mission Renaissance art instructor is extensively trained and certified in The Gluck Method of fine art instruction and work one-on-one with students to help them gain a solid foundation in fine art. Our easy to follow, step-by-step program provides each child with the knowledge and skills they need to unleash his or her creativity and the ability to produce beautiful works of art. Also, by maintaining an average of only 6 students per instructor, our children’s art classes are structured to ensure each student receives the best instruction.

This vendor does not offer virtual services. Not available during COVID.

Evergreen Music Conservatory [S]

Evergreen music conservatory gives music instruction in North Hollywood California. Private lessons are at the foundation of a students musical education. The individual attention a student receives with a private teacher promotes rapid musical progress and provides the time needed for a more thorough development of the students skill and talents. Evergreen offers 30, 45, and 60 minute private lessons. Lessons are scheduled individually with the instructor.
Approved instructor: Gail Acosta, Jerry Acosta

Rebecca Starbeck FIRE Communications [S]

All speech and/or debate classes cover similar areas of communications but are adjusted according to grade level. This is a hands on learn-by-doing course. Students are not evaluated on a curve but against their own prior performances which serves to propel individual growth. Assignments that require outside of class preparation are alternated with assignments that require little or no outside preparation. This class is for students who are reluctant as well as those who thrive on performing –and every student in between those two extremes. Units include Introduction to Speech and Debate, Literature Interpretation Performance, Platform Speaking, Spontaneous Speaking, Debating, and Mock Trial
Approved instructor Rebecca Starbeck

Urban Homeschoolers [S]

Urban Homeschoolers offers classes and tutoring for K-12 in STEM, Language, Social Science, Language Arts, The Arts, Business, Social Justice and Community Service and more. Whether you are looking for dynamic online group classes or our team can customize your child’s educational plan to fit their learning styles and goals.

Applied Music Studio [S] – We offer music lessons and are located in Los Alamitos.
We service all surrounding areas and include virtual lessons.

Ready Set Resources – Speech and Debate [S]

Ready Set Resources, now strictly online, has been offering speech and debate clubs, classes, camps, and workshops to homeschoolers and afterschoolers since 2008. We are the founders of Speakers League, Junior Speakers League was Skill Builders, and Ready Set Debate was Debate League. We provide a fun, supportive environment where kids can become more comfortable and confident with debate and public speaking. Members have opportunities for impromptu speaking, prepared speeches, and constructive evaluation.

Reading Wave [P]

Reading Wave is a multilevel reading and language arts curriculum suitable for Pre-K to 3rd grade, great for siblings. Our method is based on movement and play where kids use their bodies, commons toys, and household items to learn letter sounds, letter partners, word families, and sight words. Each printable ebook is around 70 pages 15 to 18 MB and includes 8 to 10 Move and Play Reading Games, 4 original and color coded stories based in Hawaii, and a 16 page printable multilevel workbook. Three reading levels in one teaches phonics, sight words, fluency, reading comprehension, writing, vocabulary, grammar, journal writing, divergent thinking, and more.

Sarah Rasmussen [S]

Inspire your love of music with classical piano training. Sarah engages students K-12 up with individually tailored lessons grounded in artistic pedagogy. She teaches classical repertoire, popular music, technique, theory and ear training virtually.
Sarah is a pianist with over eighteen years of classical training, including pedagogical instruction from Mannes School of Music with Vladimir Valjarevic and Simone Dinnerstein, and the Chopin Academy in Los Angeles with Roza Yoder. Sarah has a B.M., with honors, in Piano Performance from Mannes School. Contact Sarah for a free trial lesson to get started.
Approved Instructor: Sarah Rasmussen

Elizabeth Zacharias [S]

Elizabeth Zacharias
Piano Lessons
Music Theory Tutoring
Eagle Rock
Highland Park
La Canada/ Flintridge
La Crescenta
Sierra Madre
Approved Instructor: Elizabeth Zacharias

Colosky’s Math Academy [P]

Colosky’s Math Academy offers pre-recorded and live online math courses ranging from 5th grade math through College-level Trigonometry.
For tutoring, please visit our website and reach out to us directly.

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