Hi! My name is Sydney Loper, and I am a mom of 3, wife to Ryan, and founder of Acton Mobile. I am wondering if we might have a few things in common.

If you're like me, you:

- tried traditional school or home school, but still felt there needed to be more to education

- believe your children deserve a childhood without homework, constant testing, & pressure

- hope your children can learn real-world skills through hands-on projects

- would love your children to be in a small school where they are given individualized encouragement

- desire your child to be somewhere kind, with meaningful friendships & where learning to develop character and faith are valued

Even though I never expected to launch a school, it has been one of the best decisions I have ever made. I am very grateful God led me to Acton.

If you are ready to reinvent education for your family, I encourage you to schedule a school tour. We look forward to meeting your family!



Helping Students Grow



Spark Studio Guide

“Hello, my name is Samantha. Some fun facts about me are I love teaching children, I am fluent in sign language, and I love music. I have found that through utilizing different outlets such as ASL, music, and creative movement, it proves to be a great addition of how to teach new and fun skills. These skills aid in children being able to expand on the importance of their learning of the basics of phonics and vocational skills. Through teaching dance and running a class out of my own home, I was able to practice the skills of teaching and organization, which prepared me to be a K-4 teacher and in turn, years later, has led me to where I am now in life receiving my bachelor's degree in psychology with a concentration in childhood and adolescent development and continuing to take steps to guide, encourage, and direct children on their individualized learning paths!”



Art Instructor

Mrs. Mayssam is a wife and mom of 2 who was born in Lebanon and then later moved to Germany to study Graphic Design. She and her husband relocated to Mobile in 2005.

As an imaginative art teacher, experienced in hosting children’s art classes in her own studio, Mayssam is skilled in applying interactive learning techniques to engage students with various art concepts and styles!

“Every new painting is a new adventure, and I am so excited to be part of your child's adventures at Acton Academy!”



Bible Study Instructor

Melanie and her husband, Scott, have two daughters, Taylor (16) and Ella (13), and serves as Children's Ministry Director at the local church, Luke 4:18 Fellowship. We are thrilled to welcome Melanie to our Acton family. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama with a degree in Communicative Disorders, and also teaches ESL online. She loves the Lord, loves kids, and loves teaching!

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