Expeditionary Learning Academy at Moylan School (ELAMS)
Principal: José A. Colón
Address: 101 Catherine Street, Hartford, CT 06106
At ELAMS, learning takes on a project-based research approach where critical thinking and problem-solving skills are mastered through participation in learning expeditions, case studies, field work, and exhibitions of student work. The Expeditionary Learning model energizes student motivation and engagement through high-level tasks and active roles in the classroom. Clear expectations are set and followed, promoting character traits such as respect, responsibility, teamwork and commitment to high-quality work. ELAMS is a pathway to McDonough Expeditionary Learning School (MELS).
The Application Process
The 2015-2016 Hartford District Choice Lottery application season opens Saturday, November 15, 2014 and the deadline for completing applications is Friday, February 27, 2015. This year, families with students in transitional and non-transitional grades will apply during the same lottery time period.