Centrally located in Wetumpka, our Alternative Programs serve all Elmore County schools. In addition to programs dedicated to discipline, ECAP is the home of iCare and the Marshall Anderson Challenge Course.
ECAP is the home of the district's short term disciplinary program, ECAP Short Term. Students are assigned here for three to ten days for violating the Elmore County Student Code of Conduct. Students who are assigned for longer than ten days are most often assigned to Virtual ECAP and complete their studies at home with the assistance of our instructional staff.
iCare serves students in grades two through twelve with identified behavioral, emotional, or mental health needs. Smaller classes, additional paraprofessionals, and targeted instruction work together to meet students’ academic needs. iCare has a full-time mental health counselor who works with our students, providing group and individual counseling on a regular basis. We also partner with outside agencies committed to meeting the needs of our students.
The Marshall Anderson Challenge Course, named for a beloved, retired Elmore County educator, is a ropes course with both high and low challenges. This course, created to build self-confidence and teamwork, serves every sixth grader in the district on an annual basis, and we also host a variety of groups from throughout the River Region. Each group that visits MACC is conducted through the challenges by knowledgeable staff who provide participants with a safe and rewarding experience.