Thriving Minds

Thriving Minds is an after school program for elementary and middle school aged learners.

Thriving Minds is a nationally recognized after school program that focuses on social and emotional learning, creative exploration and expression, and an inclusive learning environment, all tied to academic outcomes.

Thriving Minds After School Programming is underway
for the 2021-22 school year!

Big Thought is excited to have been selected as the after school partner at the following Campuses:

Dallas ISD

  • Casa View Elementary School
  • Daniel Webster Elementary
  • Downtown Montessori at Ida B. Wells Academy — currently at enrollment capacity
  • Highland Meadows Elementary School
  • Lakewood Elementary School
  • Montessori Academy at Onesimo Hernandez — currently at enrollment capacity
  • Nathan Adams Elementary School
  • Rosemont Lower Elementary School — currently at enrollment capacity
  • Rosemont Upper Elementary School
  • Seagoville North Elementary School
  • William B. Travis Academy/Vanguard

Garland ISD

  • Handley Elementary School

Spaces will be limited based on health and safety protocols.

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Dallas ISD Apply Here

Garland ISD Apply Here

TMAS 2021-2022 COVID-19 Safety Protocol Procedures

Impact of thriving minds

1625 Youth served annually
237530 Student learning hours annually
48% of students improved their math grades
49% of students improved their reading grades
87% of students demonstrate teacher reported improvements in behavior
48% of students see positive gains on overall social and emotional learning

How To Support Thriving Minds:

We would love for you to support this important work. Donations can be made safely and securely online, and you can designate your gift specifically for this program.

Make a gift directly to Thriving Minds.

Join Thriving Minds

Instructors are hired throughout the year. Check our Careers page to see current opportunities.

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