Encore Kids College

tree2019/2020 Registration is open!

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treeAbout Encore Kids College:

Encore Kids College is an after school program hosted by The Capitol Encore Academy (TCEA).

Registration for the 2019/2020 Encore Kids College (EKC)  is offered to all K-12 students in our community. Students do not have to attend TCEA to participate in EKC Programs.

treeEncore Kids College Vision:

Encore Kids College is an after school program hosted by The Capitol Encore Academy (TCEA). The mission of Encore Kids College, through a joint collaboration with local artists and organizations, is to provide access to the arts and creative practices for K-12 children in our community. We believe access to enrichment and creative activities will assist in promoting not only increased skill, but also a positive lifestyle for children. Offering choices to students to participate in additional creative opportunities encourages growth in both arts and academics. In addition to fostering student learn­ing, TCEA wants to support and encourage the use of the local resources by establishing relationships between the school, family, and community.

Fall 2019 EKC Courses

All courses will follow the TCEA school schedule, unless special arrangements are made by the instructor. Contact the instructor for specific information on courses, questions and pricing. Questions on fees and pricing must be directed the individual course instructor.


Steps to course selections

Step 1: Please select the course(s) your child will be taking for Fall 2019, and enter this information on the Enrollment Agreement, and submit it with the completed Student Information and Transportation Plan.

Step 2: Contact individual instructors to arrange payment and complete registration process.

*Note: Some classes are on a first come first serve basis. Instructors will stop taking students when they reach a certain number.



  • Always notify instructor only of absences and late pick-up, and both instructor and EKC director of changes to courses, withdraw and updated transportation plan.
  • TCEA does not handle payments for EKC courses. Fees and payments must go directly to the instructor.
  • TCEA cannot hold, handle or accept payments for EKC courses. TCEA does not profit from EKC programs. TCEA does not charge EKC instructors for use of the facility.



Applied Vocal Lessons

Instructor Name: Jarae Payton

Contact Email: jarae.payton@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: Designed for students of any age who are interested in learning vocal repertoire on a one on one basis. Students will learn proper vocal and breathing technique, along with foreign language pieces.

Fee: $160 for 8 classes; Students may opt for 4 classes at $100 (The 8 week classes are more cost effective, but payment can be worked out)

Days offered: Once per week; Mondays or Tuesdays

Duration of the course/Age: 8 weeks/ 30 minute sessions; Ages 4 and up


Chameleon Kids Choir

Instructor Name: Jarae Payton

Contact Email: jarae.payton@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: This course is designed for students in grades K-2 who enjoy singing and performing

Fee: $25 for fall term

Days offered: Every other Wednesday from 3:30 – 4:15, beginning September 18, 2019; a detailed rehearsal schedule will be provided.

Duration of the course/Age: Duration of each session (months/weeks): 1 session every other week, until December (Winter Concert); Grades K-2


Encore Ensemble

Instructor Name: Jarae Payton

Contact Email: jarae.payton@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: This course is for students in grades 3-8, who enjoy singing and would like to learn music of different genres.

Fee: $25 for per term

Days offered: Every other Wednesday from 3:30 – 4:20, beginning September 11, 2019; A detailed rehearsal schedule will be provided.

Duration of the course and Age/Grade level: 1 every other week, until December (Winter Concert); Grades 3-8



Cape Fear Music Center

Instructor Name: Tony Harrison; multiple 

Contact Phone Number: (910) 480-2362

Contact Email: capefearmusiccenter@yahoo.com

Course Description:  Guitar, drum and piano lessons

Fee: See instructor

Days of the week: Monday – Friday

Times: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Ballet/Lyrical (7-10yrs)

Instructor Name: Ms. Norris 

Contact Phone Number: (910) 644-7008

Contact Email: ebonynorris16@gmail.com

Course Description:  The Ballet/Lyrical class will consist of ballet technique, as well as, fluid movement of lyrical, which has focus on emotion and feeling.

Fee: $40 monthly for a class (There will be a registration fee of $5 before the 1st month of class upon registration)

Day of the week: Wednesday from 4:20 p.m.- 5:15 p.m. Classes will start the week of September 11th and continue until Christmas.


Lyrical/Contemporary (11+)

Instructor Name: Ms. Norris 

Contact Phone Number: (910) 644-7008

Contact Email: ebonynorris16@gmail.com

Course Description:  The Lyrical/Contemporary class will consist of a fusion of dance styles that allow students to dance with musicality, as well as, expression of emotion through body movement.

Fee: $40 monthly for a class (There will be a registration fee of $5 before the 1st month of class upon registration)

Day of the week: Wednesday from 3:20 – 4:15. Classes will start the week of September 11th and continue until Christmas.


Primary Spanish

Instructor Name:  Senorita  Ashley Acosta

Contact Email: ashley.acosta@capitolencoreacademy.com

Course Description: The students will be able to listen and recite simple words and phrases, short conversations, expression of feelings, colors, shapes, numbers and letters. Explore topics related to school subjects in the target language including: weather terms, animals, clothing, family, classroom objects, body parts, and geographical concepts in the Spanish language. Participate in age-appropriate cultural activities such as games, songs, and celebrations. Make basic comparisons between celebrations of the target culture and own culture. 

Fee:  $50  (per month)

Days of Week: Mondays  from 3:30 p.m – 4:15 p.m

Duration of each session (months/weeks): One 45 min session per week, Sept – Dec for 11 weeks. 

Ages of students for each course(s):  7-8 years old


!Habla Espanol!

Instructor Name:  Senorita  Ashley Acosta

Contact Email: ashley.acosta@capitolencoreacademy.com 

Course Description: The students will engage in the Spanish language with more emphasis on the grammar concept, reading and listening comprehension activities, speaking and writing activities, and interactive activities. The practice will reinforce vocabulary with the grammar. The students will be telling time, using numbers within 1000, using adverbs of frequency, understanding the conjugation of common –AR Verbs, –IR and –ER verbs in the present tense and how to use them in speaking, writing and conversation. 

Fee:  $60  (per month)

Day of Week: Tuesday  from 3:30 p.m – 4:30 p.m

Duration of each session (months/weeks):  one hour session per week, Sept – Dec for 12 weeks. 

Ages of students for each course(s):  9-12 years old


STEAM Works: Learning to create through coding

Instructor Name: Kalo Haslem

Contact Phone Number: 910-578-0520

Contact Email: kalo.haslem@capitolencoreacademt.org

Website: https://khaslemtcea.wixsite.com/steamworks

A description of the Course and curriculum for marketing/advertising: 

This course will be a three-month three session course, one session per month.  

  • Session 1 will cover the basics of block coding. This session will be a mix of using Tynker.com and unplugged activities all developing the basic skills required to create coding projects. 
  • Session 2 will have students making some basic projects on the computer or using other coding tools found in the STEAM class. 
  • Session 3 will have students creating larger interactive projects. 


At the end of session three, there will be a STEAM Works Show and Tell where students will have the opportunity to show off what they have learned and created to their parents and possibly other interested parties. 

Fee: This course will be a 3-month course. Each month being a session with each session building upon each other. Each month/session will cost $80. It will be on Monday and Thursday that school is in session. A detailed date schedule will be put out prior to the session. It will take place from 3:30-5:00 with pick up between 5:15-5:30.

Example schedule: 

  • Session 1-$80- September 2019 Mon and Thursday week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4 
  • Session 2-$80- October 2019 Mon and Thursday week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4
  • Session 3-$80- November 2019 Mon and Thursday week 1, week 2, week 3, week 4

Days of Week: 2  days per week Monday and Thursday, from 3:30 – 4:30, when school is in session. If school is out an alternate day during the week will be assigned.

Ages of students for each course(s):   1st grade on up…. More importantly are students that are interested in wanting to learn how to code and make some projects

Creative Practices

Ninja Dynamics After School Program

Instructor Name: Hakim Isler 

Contact Phone Number: (910) 488-1021

Contact Email: elevodynamics@gmail.com; angela.isler7@gmail.com

Website: http://elevodynamics.com/after-school-program/

Course Description: Our Ninja Self Protection system focuses on building a diverse set of skills and strategies for overcoming a multitude of life challenges. Our approach is to empower a practitioner with life applicable skills that strengthens students Mentally, Emotionally and Physically. Our training prepares a person for real life challenges by using time tested principles proven to bring forth success in high stress environments. We focus specifically on character building, discipline, critical thinking (as it pertains to their thoughts, actions and speech), and balance (mentally, emotionally, and physically) through a series of scenario based drills and skills that simulate those that youth may face in their lives. Students have the option of attending 3 days or 5 days per week. Program is continuously running through school year. The schedule consists of 15 minutes for snack time, 45 minutes of homework time, 45 minutes of martial arts class and 45 minutes of instructed play. *Please note this course takes place offsite. Students will meet in the cafe at TCEA at 3pm and be escorted to Elevo Dynamics by one of our employees. Student pick-up will be at 6pm at Elevo Dynamics at 110 Person Street in Fayetteville. 


Registration fee is $65.00.

$340 per month for 5 days a week.

$220 per month for 3 days a week.

Days of Week: Monday – Friday from 3:00 p.m – 6:00 p.m.

Ages of students for each course(s):  5 – 13 years old


Yoga and More Program

Instructor Name: Audriaunna Kitterman and Beth McCue

Contact Email: Primaelements@gmail.com

Course Description: Prima Elements Holistic Wellness Center provides a safe and nonjudgmental environment for children to express their creative abilities and afford enrichment activities for all K-8 students within our community. Our activity schedule will increase focus on promoting a wholesome and positive lifestyle for children consistent with Encore Kids College (EKC). We would like to help facilitate learning, allow children to make meaningful choices, and build self-esteem through creating opportunities for “success” that encourage innovation and productivity to better prepare students to meet life’s personal and academic challenges.Prima Elements will provide courses that will allow children to develop academic capacities to live in the modern world. The following classes will be available to all K-12 Students in the EKC program.

  • Educational classes such as yoga and meditation.
  • Workshops (hands on activities) with a focus essential oils, nature, and natural herbs and spices.
  • Educational classes and workshops on alkaline diet with fresh fruits and vegetables.


A fee schedule for offered course(s): $125 per month/ $30 perday

Days of Week: Monday – Thursday, 3:15 – 3:30; 4 times a week

Ages of students for each course(s):  Ages 5-12

Afterschool Program

After School Care 2019-2020

Instructor Name: Mr. Falls, Mrs. Scriven, and Ms. Caudle 

Contact Email: gerard.falls@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: After school care at TCEA is available on every school day during the 2019-2020 school year from 3:30-6:00 pm. All three aftercare staff members are certified educators at TCEA. We will continue to provide snacks and tutoring time, recess, and the occasional karaoke party, but we are also working on some downtown field trips that we can spread throughout the year with activities for all the students to enjoy. We will use ClassDojo as the primary means of communication. Please be sure to let Mr. Falls know on Dojo if your child is staying for aftercare and to also inform your student’s homeroom teacher. 

Fee:  Aftercare rates will be $15 per day, $65 per week, or $225 per full 4 week month. Parents with more than one student attending will pay $10 per student per day that they attend (not to exceed $200 per student per month). 3 week months will still be $180, and four day weeks will still be $55. Payments can be made in cash, check or money order to Gerard Falls, or PayPal to gerard.falls@gmail.com (TCEA Aftercare Program Paypal). 

Days of the week: Monday- Friday; 3:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Grades: K-8


7th and 8th Grade Math Tutoring

Instructor Name: Mallory Batson

Contact Email: mallory.batson@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: Math tutoring will be offered after school to 7th and 8th grade students at TCEA. 

Fee Schedule for Offered Courses: $20 per session. Parents may pay per session. I accept cash, check, and PayPal.

Day of Week: Tuesday

Time: 3:30-4:30pm; Guardians must be prompt in picking up their student at 4:30pm.

Ages of Students for each course: (Ages 12-13)

How Many Students per each course: I will be limited to 6 students per session.

Math Tutoring:

Instructor Name: Mrs. Miller

Contact Email: rae.miller@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description: I will assist students individually and in small groups and help them improve their math skills.  I will monitor student progress, identify areas needing improvement, help with homework, and prepare students for tests.

A fee scheduled for offered course: $15 per session.  This includes one hour of tutoring . A snack will be provided at the beginning of the session.

Days of Week: Tuesday and Wednesday

Times: 3:30 – 4:30

How many sessions per week: Every Tuesday and Wednesday from 3:30 to 4:30 starting October 1 and ending May 27.

Ages of students: 3rd and 4th grade

How many students per each course: 8

After School Tutoring

Instructor Name: DeAnglea Cane

Contact Email: deanglea.cane@capitoreacademy.org

Course Description:  Providing support for struggling readers in ELA. There will be strategies taught to improve both fluency and comprehension.

A fee schedule for offered course(s): 25 dollars an hour/50.00 a week

Days of Week: Tuesday and Thursday


How many sessions per week:Twice a week

Ages of students for each course(s):1st and 2nd graders

How many students per each course(s): 10-12

As a reminder, If you are considering allowing your student to stay after school with me, you must pick your child up on time each session.

Butterfly Effect Learning Center, LLC: Book Worms an Orton-Gillingham Approach to Literacy

Instructor Name: Kimberly McDaniel and Jordan McDaniel

Contact Phone Number: (910) 322-2692

Contact Email: info@butterflyeffectllc.com

Course description: The Orton-Gillingham Approach is a direct, explicit, multisensory, structured, sequential, diagnostic, and prescriptive way to teach literacy when reading, writing, and spelling does not come easily to individuals.


A fee schedule for offered course(s): 


Private Sessions

$30.00 for 30minutes

$60.00 for 60 minutes

Group Sessions*

$25.00 for 30 minutes

$50.00 for 60 minutes

*Students participating in Group Sessions are assigned to groups based on their assessment scores.

Days of Week: Monday – Friday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Duration of each session (months/weeks):  Session time and duration may vary. Depending on the needs of the student, the lesson time may range from 30 minutes to an hour once or twice per week. 

Ages of students for each course(s):  

The Orton-Gillingham approach is appropriate for any age.

How many students per each course(s): 

Courses maybe provided in one on one session or small groups (3 to 4 students).

Social Development

Etiquette Lessons

Hosted by:Mrs. F. DeNoble

Contact Emailfredalene.denoble@capitolencoreacademy.org

Course Description:The course will cover basic social and table etiquette for children. The classes will help children build their confidence and self-esteem, by focusing on the importance of presentation and manners. Children will have a fun, interactive experience, while learning. Each child will be presented with a certificate of participation, which they can be proud of.


Fee:$50 per session

Days of week/time:Monday or Wednesday from 3:30 – 4:30

Grade level breakdown per each course:Monday 3rd-5thgrade and Wednesday 6th-8th; only 10 per session

2019-2020 EKC enrollment is now available!

TCEA does not set the prices for EKC courses. These are set by the instructors. Fees and payments must go directly to the instructor. TCEA cannot hold, handle or accept payments for EKC courses. TCEA does not profit from EKC programs. TCEA does not charge EKC instructors for use of the facility. Thank you!

Steps for enrolling in EKC courses

Read all information in the course catalog and enrollment agreement, contact instructors for questions on individual courses, and select the course(s) your student will take using the Enrollment Agreement.

Submit the completed EKC Enrollment Agreement and Transportation Plan.

Contact the course instructor/organization directly to register for the individual course and pay fees/tuition.

Follow any additional steps as required by the course instructor.

Communicate changes to EKC Director and the course instructor as needed.

Would you like to be an Encore Kids College Instructor? 

Please contact Jonathan.thomas@capitolencoreacademy.org for more info!


Encore Kids College is seeking local K-12 children’s programs to support The Capitol Encore Academy mission to collaborate as providers/instructors in our after school Encore Kids College program.

Please download and read all information before submitting the proposal form. Email the signed Indemnification, Hold Harmless, and Insurance Agreement to jonathan.thomas@capitolencoreacademy.org.

treeEKC Program Logistics:

Encore Kids College serves an after-school resource, provided by The Capitol Encore Academy, for all children in our community. Similar to a college catalog of courses, Encore Kids College will offer a variety courses through individual instructors from the local community. Students are not required to attend TCEA to access these programs, but priority is given to TCEA students. All participants are expected to uphold ethical and safety practices to affiliate with Encore Kids College. The Capitol Encore Academy serves as a host organization, and does not profit from or charge instructors fees for Encore Kids College.

Encore Kids College will offer multiple arts disciplines, creative practices and similar courses. Some courses offer rolling admission, while others are offered on a set schedule. Please refer to the course catalog and contact the instructor for information on specific courses. The individual instructor offers classes in sessions, Monday-Friday between 3:00 and 6:00pm. Date and times of program offerings are subject to change based on size and demand. Detailed information, materials required and the cost of individual course can be obtained by contacting individual instructors.  The instructor of the course sets tuition, fees, schedule, and course content, following the mission, vision and ethics of Encore Kids College. Parents and students will select options available based on age, content, day/time, and other eligibility criteria set by instructors.

Parents must enroll students with Encore Kids College Program before they are eligible to register for any specific courses (e.g., Art Studio or Guitar Lessons). This is similar to registering for a community college, prior to being able to register for a specific course with the individual instructor. This is for safety and accountability of students.

Parents will then contact the instructor directly to pay for the course, fill out additional forms as required by the instructor and communicate any questions or concerns relating specifically to the course. The Capitol Encore Academy does not handle payment from students or instructors for EKC programs. TCEA does not profit from EKC programs.