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At JTC Academy, we are committed to creating an educational atmosphere that makes coming here an exciting experience each and every day. Our programs are intended to empower students to tackle challenges and take on experiences that may be new to them while keeping learning fun and dynamic. Keep exploring our site to learn more about our academics, staff, and more.

JTC Academy's Mission Statement

JTC Academy creates a nurturing and challenging environment in which all students achieve success, develop personal responsibility, and become lifelong learners. We promote a partnership with students, parents, businesses, and the community; utilize effective teaching methods and current technology; employ only highly qualified staff that are licensed by the state of Illinois and provide quality, comprehensive academic, career, and life-skill experiences.

Therapeutic Programming

We service the following eligibilities, Grades K-12:

Learning Disability (LD)

Other Health Impairment (OHI)

Intellectual Disability (ID)

 Emotional Disturbance (ED)

 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

JTC Academy provides an enriched learning environment that has helped countless students get ahead. Our unparalleled teaching methods help participants prepare for the next step in their lives and broaden their horizons.

Since opening our doors in 2007, we’ve worked hard on expanding our curriculum to meet the needs of emerging industries. 

Our Therapeutic Team

The JTC Academy Therapeutic Team recognizes the importance and therapeutic value of providing a safe, non-judgmental, and confidential environment where unconditional regard, empathy, patience, and compassion are cornerstones. We employ a very student-centered, strength-based approach with all youth. Therapy is intended to help youth assess their current situation, explore their innermost thoughts, feelings, and fears, develop effective coping strategies, identify obstacles and impediments, identify and define their life’s purpose, and find resolution to unresolved issues related to abuse, abandonment, grief, and loss. By providing ongoing individualized treatment to each of our youth, we can address the identified problem areas while monitoring educational and interpersonal progress.

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