February 14, 2018

Latte, please!

Local high school teachers treated to on-site, hand-delivered coffee drinks. Pacific Learning Academy hosted a coffee cart at Skyline High School to thank the teachers and staff for all that they do. As a former classroom teacher (Alaska, Vermont, Japan, Mexico, and Argentina), the Academy’s owner, Kirsten O’Malley, knows how hard … Read more

June 6, 2017

Supporting the Issaquah Schools Foundation

Pictured (left to right): Matt Coyne (ISF Board Chair), Kirsten O’Malley (PLA Executive Director and ISF trustee), Liz Swanson (ISF Executive Director) Pacific Learning Academy supports the Issaquah Schools Foundation After-School Homework Labs program. After-School Homework Labs give every middle and high school student access to help. Did you know… Read more

Celebrating Women in Business 2016
June 1, 2016

The Four Steps

The Four Steps – Changing the Conversation In this speech at the 2016 Celebrating Women in Business Conference, Kirsten O’Malley introduces us to The Four Steps, transforming the way we communicate and understand at the office, at school, and in the home. Being a life-long learner isn’t easy, but everything we… Read more

May 25, 2016

Supporting the Issaquah Schools Foundation

We can all make a difference in the lives of local students. Congratulations to the Issaquah Schools Foundation for raising over $735,000 through their fundraising efforts at the Nourish Every Mind Breakfast and Luncheon events. Kirsten O’Malley, Executive Director of Pacific Learning Academy, was offered the opportunity to speak at… Read more

April 18, 2016

Screening Screenagers

SCREENAGERS – A Special Viewing Pacific Learning Academy is co-hosting a special screening of a truly important documentary. In SCREENAGERS, physician and filmmaker Delaney Ruston, takes a deeply personal approach as she probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including her own, to explore struggles over social media, video games,… Read more

Friends of Youth
December 9, 2015

Proudly Supporting Friends of Youth Programs

Local non-profit, Friends of Youth, hosted a Rise & Thrive breakfast on Wednesday, December 2 to raise funds to increase mental health and substance abuse counseling in the Issaquah School District.  Pacific Learning Academy was proud to be a sponsor for this event. Pacific Learning Academy is teacher-owned and a wholly… Read more

Supporting the Issaquah Schools Foundation
October 3, 2015

Proudly Supporting the Issaquah Schools Foundation

Pacific Learning Academy proudly supports the Issaquah Schools Foundation “All in for Kids” campaign Pacific Learning Academy is teacher-owned and a wholly local educational service passionate about supporting non-profit organizations that are aligned with our educational and philanthropic philosophy of giving parents more choices and opening up more doors to… Read more

February 11, 2015

Looking for Community Service Hours?

Many high school students need to complete a certain number of community service hours as a part of their coursework. There are times when finding those opportunities can be a challenge. As spring and the end of the school year draw near, we’d like to alert you to a local… Read more

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