SUPPORT GROUP INFORMATION
P.A.C.E. offers a "Support Group Option" for homeschooling families who would like to be a part of a Christian homeschool group and take part in, or benefit from, all P.A.C.E sponsored activities and events, but who are unable to attend P.A.C.E Enrichment classes.
WHO CAN REGISTER?
This Christian Support Group option is open to all families that home educate their children, regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, or educational handicap, provided that they agree to meet, observe and be subject to all P.A.C.E. of Miami policies, guidelines, requirements, and regulations.
WHAT IS THE REGISTRATION COST?
The Registration Fee is $50.00 (annual-through end of P.A.C.E. year May 31st).
WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF JOINING?
The Support Group option benefits will open up existing P.A.C.E. supported activities heretofore available to P.A.C.E. Enrichment families only. These include, but are not necessarily limited to: access to the P.A.C.E. library of homeschooling books & tapes, participation in yearbook, ID cards, field trips, T-Shirts, Testing discounted fees, and end of the year promotion for all grades including Kindergarten & High School Graduation.
Additional benefits will include:
Early Registration: Support Group families may register for testing, seminars, workshops, etc., as they are announced by P.A.C.E. and prior to the event opening up for registration to the general public.
Support Group families will also have the benefit of joining FPEA and HSLDA for the group discounted rate.
In the event that Support Group families should decide to register for P.A.C.E. Enrichment classes, then the administrative portion of their registration fee will be applied in reduction of the total P.A.C.E. Enrichment registration fee due.
If you would like to become a P.A.C.E. Support Group Member please see P.A.C.E. Support Group link to print & fill out the Support Group Registration Form. Please mail form : 22883 sw 113 Path, Miami, FL 33170--
P.A.C.E. SUPPORT GROUP POLICIES
The following Policies are to be adhered to by ALL families participating in any and all P.A.C.E. activities. Please obtain and review separate Policy Statements relating to participation in Enrichment classes if you are planning to register your children in the Enrichment program.
SIGNING UP FOR ACTIVITIES: P.A.C.E. sponsored activities are open to P.A.C.E. families only. In order to be able to participate when pre-registration is necessary, members must conform to all requirements and meet all noted deadlines. No cash payments will be accepted. All payments must be by check, made payable to P.A.C.E. of Miami. Once payment is accepted, no refunds will be given, as event costs are often discounted depending on the number of people expected to attend.
DRESS CODE: We believe that the Bible teaches that a Christian’s appearance should reflect the fact that Jesus Christ lives within him. For this reason P.A.C.E. has a dress code. All children ages 2 1/2 and up are required to wear P.A.C.E. T-shirts any time they are on campus, attending field trips, classes, seminars, workshops, or any other P.A.C.E. sponsored event. When attending a P.A.C.E. sponsored program where dressier attire is suggested, clothing items are not to have any vulgar or offensive messages and they should not be provocative or lacking in modesty. This means no skin-tight outfits, spaghetti straps, no bare
midriffs (even if only upon moving), halters, or exposing fabrics. Shorts must be of modest, mid-thigh length and dresses and skirts should also be of modest length. There is to be no pierced jewelry on any body part, except earrings on girls. There is to be no excessive jewelry, chains, or any jewelry associated with rock music, the drug culture, or playboy philosophy. Hair may not be worn in faddish or extreme haircuts. All tattoos must be completely covered by clothing. Parents and children must not be groomed in such a manner as to attract attention to themselves or detract from the learning process in conformance with this Policy. Parents are not required to wear t-shirts, however, they must comply with all other aspects of this Policy. You will be offered the oppertunity to purchase a T-shirts at the time you pay your Support Group Option Registration Fee. The cost of each T-shirt will be $7.00. T-shirts must be worn tucked in or loose. They may not be rolled, cut, tied, or worn in any manner other than that stated. T-shirts will be available for pickup at the P.A.C.E. Enrichment facility. The dress code applies any time parents and children are at a P.A.C.E. function, Those not conforming to this dress code, will be not be allowed to participate in the program for that day. No refunds will be given for classes or activities missed due to inappropriate dress or grooming.
“Everything is permissible – but not everything is beneficial. Everything is permissible – but not everything is constructive. Nobody should seek his own good, but the good of others.” I Cor. 10:23-24 NIV
BEHAVIOR: P.A.C.E. leaders reserve the right to dismiss any child whose conduct becomes detrimental to the best interest of the other children. Students are not to bring any items that may be considered a threat to the safety of others. There is to be no playing, running, riding skateboards, scooters, etc. in the pavilion or office breezeways or hallways. All facility rules are to be followed. Parents are encouraged to accompany their small children to the restrooms. Older children are expected to set an example of proper behavior and speech for the younger.
PARENTS ON SITE: CHILDREN MAY NOT BE DROPPED OFF. You may, however, have another adult who is on site be in charge of your child(ren). If this is the case, you must first fill out an Absent Parent form which will provide all pertinent information, in case of emergency.
EMERGENCIES: Parents acknowledge sole responsibility for their children, including payment for any medical treatment due to any injury.PARENTS FURTHER AGREE TO RELEASE P.A.C.E. of MIAMI FROM ALL LIABILITY IN CONNECTION WITH ANY AND ALL INJURIES WHICH MAY BE SUSTAINED AS A RESULT OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY P.A.C.E. SPONSORED ACTIVITY AND/OR EVENT.
VIOLATIONS OF P.A.C.E. POLICIES: A violation of any of the Policies herein set forth will result in a verbal warning. A second violation of any Policy will result in a written warning, and a third violation of any Policy will result in dismissal from the Support Group. Warnings are cumulative for first and second semester, and for violation of any policy.
Let’s remember that P.A.C.E. is a Co-op and a Christian organization. We need EVERYONE’S help to make it work and we wish to honor God through all that we do.