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The Standing on the Shoulders of Giants "Teach & Learn" Black History Curriculum​​

Specially designed for Parents, Teachers, Homeschool, or Independent Study, grades 5+

Where Black
History Lives!​

EFLA's 2019 Summer Honors Leadership & Entrepreneurship Academy
Thank you for your interest in EFLA's Summer Honors Learning & Leadership Academy. Our program was specially designed for college-bound high school honors students with a 3.0 G.P.A. or above who are interested in leadershipbusiness, and Black history. In a relaxed, collegiate atmosphere, students will hone their skills in the areas aforementioned, while having fun in the process.

Through EFLA's dynamic, project-based learning model, students combine the study of Black history with the excitement of entrepreneurship. Over the course of 8-weeks, students will study the foundations of Black history through our pioneering Standing on the Shoulders of Giants Black history curriculum and develop a marketable product based on the curriculum, including a viable business plan that they will formally pitch to investors at a mock event! 

EFLA's Summer Honors Academy also incorporates college prep, which includes tours of Spelman, Morehouse, Clark, and Georgia Tech, SAT prep and more. It also provides professional development, including a “Professional Day,” in which students come dressed in business attire, men learn how to tie neckties, and women and men learn proper business attire and dining etiquette through a formal luncheon. 
Come learn, share, and grow with some of the brighest students in Atlanta! 
Program Features
​​Leadership & Academic Development: Students learn Black history through EFLA's pioneering Standing on the Shoulders of Giant's "Teach & Learn Black history curriculum, building character, confidence and leadership skills in the process.

College Prep: Students learn the college application process, research potential colleges and universities and visit local colleges, and more.

Real World Skills Development:​ Students learn how to develop and pitch a business plan and create their own company that celebrates and promotes Black history.​​

Opportunity for Future Internships & Scholarships: Alumni of EFLA's Summer Academies are eligible for internships and scholarships through EFLA as well as our corporate partners.
Get prepared for college, tour Spelman, Morehouse, Clark, and Georgia Tech, plus ​​​fun SAT prep!
Program Details
WHO: High School Students in 8-12th grades with a 3.0 G.P.A. or above.

WHEN: June 3, 2019 - July 31, 2019 (Mon., Tue. and Wed., 10am - 2pm) No classes week of July 4

WHERE: 2839 Church St., Atlanta, Georgia 30344 (2 blocks walking distance from East Point Marta station)

TUITION: $300 (includes costs of lunch, field trips/outings).

DEPOSIT: $50 deposit, remaining tuition due by 10 am Friday, May 31, 2019. Classes fill quickly, reserve your space today!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 31, 2019!

SCHOLARSHIPS: There are a limited number of scholarships available for interested students! Please click the Enroll Now! button below for more information and an application.
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