To provide exceptional educational, behavioral, therapeutic and vocational programs to individuals with special needs, to give them the necessary skills to learn to work and live successfully with dignity and independence.
A life of dignity and self-worth.
our core value
INITIATIVE: We demonstrate leadership and self-direction in accomplishing our goals.
DIGNITY: We respect the dignity and difference of all individuals and treat everyone with respect under all circumstances.
EXCELLENCE: We strive to maintain the highest standards of integrity and performance at all levels within the organization.
ACCOUNTABILITY: We are personally accountable and responsible for our behavior and our results.
SERVICE: We are passionate about meeting the needs of our clients, employees, community and society and are committed to ensuring quality service.
7 classrooms served 49 students in Phoenix.
Served 134 students on behalf of 23 school districts.
Established special needs preschool services.
Public school consortium program, 2 classrooms at Murphy Elementary School.
Established an East Valley site in Tempe.
Served 145 students on behalf of 24 school districts.
Established innovative Adult Services in Phoenix.
Moved Metro Campus to its current Phoenix site.
Changed agency name to ACCEL (Arizona Centers for Comprehensive Education and Life-skills).
Established BISTA Autism Center in Phoenix.
Accredited by National Commission for the Accreditation of Special Education Services (NCASES) Accreditation. ACCEL remains the only agency in Arizona to have acquired this accreditation.
Served 260 students on behalf of 33 school districts, 42 adults and approximately 15 children ages 2 through 16 in the BISTA Autism Clinic.
Established ACCEL Buckeye Learning Center satellite school program.
Established Tonopah school and adult services programs.
Served 475 students in Arizona and Saudi Arabia, 110 adults and 40 children in the BISTA program. Established Ajyal Center for Comprehensive Education and Life-skills (ACCEL INTERNATIONAL).
During our first semester, we did not have English placement; however, we are in the process of creating classes for English placement for future semesters. At this time, if we have enough students who need English placement, we will create a class for them.
The tuition rates depend on the specific identified needs of our students. It will be very important to bring any previous medical, developmental or other evaluation reports to the screening to assist the team in making these decisions.