Principal's Message

Welcome to Alternative Education!

Picture of Principal William TovineWelcome to the 2022-2023 school year.

After the previous school year full of challenges it is time to begin anew!  The Alternative Education Team is looking forward to educating our students both academically and emotionally. 

Every day, every classroom, every student!
Principal Bill Tovine


Vision & Mission

Orange County Public Schools

Vision: To ensure every student has a promising and successful future

Mission: With the support of families and the community, we create enriching and diverse pathways that lead our students to success


• High Expectations for Student Learning
• Student Social and Emotional Well-Being
• Dedicated and High-Quality Team
• Positive Climate and Safe Environment
• Efficient Operations
• Engaged and Invested Community

Alternative Education

Mission: The mission of Alternative Education is to provide a unique education environment. The delivery of services meets the individual learning needs of a diverse population in a nontraditional setting. Alternative Education provides a choice for students and parents, capitalizes on the high quality of available expertise, and fosters caring, respectful relationships where students are valued.

Alternative Education Acronyms

Alternative Education=Alt. Ed.
Alternative to Suspension=A2S
Juvenile Detention Center=JDC
Juvenile Offenders Program=JOP
Orange Youth Academy=OYA 
Project Compass=PC
Simon Youth Academy=SYA 
Universal Education Center=UEC

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