Welcome, GLA Power Parents!

We're delighted that you've come to the GLA Power Parents page! Here, you will find resources and updates that will strengthen our partnership. Remember, we can't do it alone - your child and school need your dedication to push them to greatness!

Next Power Parent Meeting: Stay tuned for the 2017-2018 Schedule

Next Parent Workshop: Stay tuned for the 2017-2018 Schedule

Sign Up for Power Parents Meeting Updates

Missed the last Power Parents meeting? Don't worry! Sign up for Power Parents meeting updates by clicking here. We'll send information after the meeting about what was discussed, reminders, meeting times and much more! Sign up today!

Uniform Resources

Need some ideas on where you can purchase those black sneaks or khaki pants? Our parents have put together a great list of places where you can find school approved uniform gear. Click here!


Extra Work to Grow Your Brain

Please click here to access additional academic resources for your child. Our staff has selected every resource to help maximize our scholars' time in and out of school.

Transportation Resources

Below are some resources in the community for transportation. These are day cares and private busing companies that may provide transportation services to and from our school. Great Lakes Academy does not endorse the businesses listed below. This is a list to help you get started.

South Chicago YMCA
(773) 721-9100

Kenyatta’s Daycare
Phone: (773) 221-3777

(773) 704-0990



A Family Affair Bus Service
Phone: (773) 655-3038


Allen's Kids and Care Transportation Bus Service
Phone: (773) 678-8341

Chicago Youth Center
(773) 731-0444

Rainbow Kidcare Academy
Phone: (773) 930-8947

Healthy Start Daycare
(773) 309-1548