The beginning of the 2020 school year is presenting some unique situations for many families. We will do our best to list as many resources as possible from childcare for school age kids to homeschool information to tutors and private learning options. Keep checking back as we hope to group the list in the coming days. If you have an option you would like to submit for this list, please email the info to Stephanie@TheWind.radio. Please know that we are praying for you and your family!
A childcare resource/alternative educational setting for families looking a safe place for their youth ages 10-18 where they can continue their education (we’ve partnered with Springfield schools) and also have access to counseling from licensed professional counselors.
Battlefield Christian Academy
A Christian school K-12 grade using the ACE curriculum.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/bcachristian
Homeschool Resources and Supplies
Boys and Girls Clubs of Springfield
Camp Barnabas Springfield
In response to Springfield Public School’s (SPS) modified seated program for the 1st quarter, the are committed to providing a safe and fun environment for individuals with disabilities. This day camp opportunity will allow campers a safe place with the support from Camp Barnabas staff members. Camp Barnabas will provide engaging programming that allows for spiritual and personal growth beyond a typical school setting.
Club Z! In-Home Tutoring
CPO Redeemed Books and More
New and used homeschool curriculum
With over 100,000 hours in COVID care, the Discovery Center is pleased to announce Learning Support Care to mirror the needs of K- 5 student in Springfield Public Schools, and new limited capacity, small cohort STEM school called Discovery School at the Center, which is focused on individualized instruction coupled with our best-in-class safety protocols.
Discovery Garden Montessori School
In response to the SPS Hybrid Re-Entry plan for the fall, Discovery Garden is launching a program to host children in their assigned 3 days of online learning. This program is designed for children Pre-K to 5th grade
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/dgmontessori
Drug Free Ozarks
An interactive online prescription drug safety course designed to provide high school students with the knowledge and tools to make healthy, informed decisions when it comes to prescription medications.
GCA is a not-for-profit, classical Christian school, located in Springfield, MO. Pre-K thru 12th grade.
Offering options for K-12 that enhance the SPS system’s current plan. Enrollment opens on August 7, and in the meantime parents are encouraged to add their child to the wait list to reserve a spot: https://www.yourkairos.com/wait-list
Physical and online face to face expert math instruction for students from 2nd grade through high school. We are specialists in teaching math in a way that makes sense to the student. Whether the student needs to catch up, keep up, or keep ahead, Mathnasium can help. We offer homework help and math instruction.
Located inside Messiah Lutheran Church at 925 E. Seminole in Springfield, lighthouse partners with churches to provide high quality childcare and preschool education to children 6 weeks through 6 years in a Christian environment with a focus on strengthening families through community collaboration. We currently have immediate openings for all ages, 6 weeks through 6 years.
Phone: (417) 881-4119
Provide nannies that go to people's homes to take care of kiddos! Package deals are in the Springfield/Branson areas. Also, creating a Homeschool Help program that will offer online resources for parents, FaceBook support group as well as 1:1 mentoring. Nanny2U also offers virtual tutoring.
New Covenant Academy
NCA is a not-for-profit, Christian college preparatory school, located in Springfield, MO serving approximately 650 students in grades Jr. Kindergarten through 12th since 1979.
Outer Rim Learning
Over 20 years in education, clinical practice, and consulting, our staff understands and can be a guide for your child’s success. Whether online or in-class seating, we work with the school, therapists, doctors and administrators.
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/outerrimlearning/
Small Wonders, a ministry of Campbell United Methodist Church
We are enrolling children ages 2 through pre-K. We are open from 7am-5:30pm.
A tuition schedule and more information can be found at this link: https://www.campbellumc.org/small-wonders-
Phone: (417) 881-5762.
Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning
Springfield Mo Learning Pods
In order to support Springfield students/families/staffs; this Facebook group has been started (independent of SPS, but fully supportive) to connect interested educators and families.
Facebook Group: https://bit.ly/2CMpCxF
The Home Educator Association
A clear, step-by-step resource for parents considering home education, so I created one! It also includes lists of local co-ops, web resources, curriculum and more.
The One Stop
Offering help locating available resources for early childhood, financial assistance, family friendly activities and child care. Providing support with an e-newsletter containing resources, events and parenting. Facilitates training for families and caregivers.
Phone: (417) 887-3545
Located in Ozark, MO, WeeHope is a Christian daycare, preschool and before and after program. WeeHope has created a program to help on the days kids will need virtual help.
Contact Lisa Jones (417) 581-1795.