ACADIA Academy honors two staff members

LEWISTON — ACADIA Academy, the public charter school for children in pre-kindergarten through grade 6, honored two staff members at an Aug. 31 event to mark the start of the school year.
Jodi Pollack, a second grade teacher, received the David M. Gendron Excellence Award in recognition for her abilities in the classroom and her deep commitment to students and to her colleagues. The award was created last year to honor Gendron, a benefactor of ACADIA Academy.
Brittiny-Rae Perron, ACADIA’s director, received the Eagle Service Award, which celebrates extraordinary contributions to the advancement and well-being of the school. Perron was nominated by staff and trustees for her leadership through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
ACADIA Academy is one of 10 public charter schools in Maine, with a mission to provide a rigorous comprehensive educational program for children of the Lewiston-Auburn area, promoting high educational achievement through directed instruction opportunities that are entwined with extensive experiential learning opportunities.