Athenian Academy Charter School opened in 2000, and has just started their 16th year educating students in Pinellas County, and have opened in a brand new facility this year. When it opened, the school was first Greek immersion charter in the United States. Today, Athenian Academy’s curriculum has evolved into dual foreign languages including both Greek and Spanish. The school’s leader attributes a large part of the success of Athenian Academy towards the strong teams and professionals on staff. In her words “I make it a point to surround myself with people who are excellent at what they do. What makes this school work is that they do things better than I can.” This spotlight presentation discussed the school and explained their efforts to build effective teams within their staff to ensure student success.


  • Title: Spotlight: Athenian Academy Charter School: Building Effective Teams
  • Presenter: Principal Kathy Manrique
  • Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
  • Time: 10:00 am
  • Recording: https://vimeo.com/144802357/

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