FOCUS ACADEMY

School of Fashion and Manufacturing Co.

20520 Southgate Park Blvd.

Maple Heights, Ohio, 44144

focusacadmfgco@gmail.com

216.703.9045

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ACADEMIC PROGRAM
WORKSHOPS
OTHER PROGRAMS

ACADEMIC PROGRAM

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS
  • Machine Mechanics The understanding and operations of sewing machines

  • Pattern Making How to create and understand patterns

  • Precise Measuring Understanding math and its importance in sewing

  • Development of Fashion Products Apparel production

  • Design Technology C.A.D. Computer Aided Design

  • Evaluating Apparel Quality Apparel manufacturing evaluation

  • Apparel Design Fashion Illustration to Construction

  • Textile Development Understanding the development of fabrics and the science behind it

  • Intro to the Apparel Industry Exploring Apparel Manufacturing Career pathways

  • Production Floor and Assembly How to set up and create a safe work space and assembly line

  • Manufacturing Certification Prep Getting Workforce Ready

 

The Academic Program is eight weeks in length. 

January 7th through March 1st

March 4th through April 26th

April 29th through June 21st

October 14th through December 6th

Classes will Resume January 7, 2020.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

FACULTY

Danielle M. Young, Founder & CEO

DANIELLE M. YOUNG
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 10+ years of teaching the sewing and pattern making program

  • 6 years of adolescence and childhood development training and teaching

  • 3 years of running a successful Summer program “Fashion Camp”

  • 15+years of formal and informal college education in fashion design, fashion technology training, pattern making, and apparel construction

  • 1 year and continue to work with at risk youth with the city of Cleveland

  • Educational training from Virginia Marti fashion college as well as the International Academy of Design and Technology (Bachelor’s Program) and Miami Jacobs Business Administration program

  • 5 years of youth mentoring programs

  • 1 year of Apparel Manufacturing experience at Jack prints clothing manufacturing company

  • 2 year tailor & alterations apprenticeship

  • 10 + years of fashion retail experience

  • 2 years as a SAKS Fifth Avenue dress fitter

WORKSHOPS

OFFERED WORKSHOPS
  • Children's Fashion Camp 8 & older, 2 Week Sessions, Monday through Friday 8AM-3PM

  • Adult Fashion Workshop Alternative to 8 Week Program, Held one day per week (Monday, Wednesday or Friday) 6-9PM

  • Wig Making Workshops Hosted twice a month, One focus per workshop, Certificate presented at completion, Saturday 3-6PM

 

OTHER PROGRAMS

FOCUS ACADEMY RETAIL
TRANCE CAFE
TRANCE CAFE
TRANCE FITNESS
KREATED TO KREATE
 

FOCUS ACADEMY RETAIL

A unique opportunity for our students to make and sell their garments that they construct in a earn while you learn approach. The students receive 60% of the proceeds from the garments sold in our retail area at our school.

TRANCE

FITNESS

Is an upbeat high speed dance fitness center that offers versatile dance fitness classes such as Trap dance fitness (hip-hop), Zumba, Praise dance, Modern, Lethargically, and African dance. The Trance Fitness Class is a gym workout alternative. These are 45 minute high intensity dance work out classes, that are offered to Focus Academy students for Free and open to youth and adults in the public for a monthly Membership Fee of $40. Offered Monday through Friday beginning at 7pm.

COMING SUMMER 2019

TRANCE CAFE

Trance Dance Fitness Café offers excellent nutritional healthy soul fuel to go! Focus Academy Students eat for Free! (Limited to 1 meal per school day) & Trance Dance Trap Fitness Members get a 10% discount off of all food orders. 

TAKE OUT COMING SOON

KREATED TO KREATE

A wig company teaching students how to produce quality lace front and basic wigs, professionally made on sewing machines. These classes are currently in workshop form and offered outside of the Focus Academy curriculum for certification.