Specialized Academics

The Dayspring school family is proud to offer the highest quality education with many special classes that other schools are doing away with. Our teachers specialize in their area of expertise and training to add value to the overall learning experience.

Specialist Department Head

Rev. Robert Lavallee and his wife Patricia Lavallee were born and raised in the area. They reside in Pawtucket, Rhode Island with their two boys who attend LCHS & Dayspring – Jeremiah age 15 and Joshua age 13. Robert Lavallee is an alumnus of Dayspring Christian Academy and now gives back to the place where he got his start in Christian education. He and his wife are both graduates of Northpoint Bible College. After serving several years as an Assistant Pastor, Mr. Lavallee Continued his education at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. After pursuing an advanced graduate degree with a minor in theology and Christian education, his skills went into action when he started to work at Dayspring over 18 years ago. Mr. Lavallee has been certified through ACSI and ACTS teacher certification; he also earned the Evangelical Teacher’s Training certificate. Reverend Lavallee is an ordained minister with the Assemblies of God and serves on Pastoral staff as an Assistant/Youth Pastor of Abundant Lfe Church in Swansea, MA. As Spiritual Life Director for the School, Mr. Lavallee oversees the chapel program and the spiritual climate on campus. He teaches PE classes in addition to his supporting role in administrative operations of the school.

Weekly special classes are offered in the following areas:

Physical Education: Developing the mind and body is an essential component in the learning process.

Art: Unique creations are drawn out of each student as they discover their hidden talents.

Music: Mastery, performance and a deeper understanding and appreciation of the fine arts is developed.

Technology: Real world training and project based learning make computers come alive as a tool in every student’s portfolio for the future and now.

Spanish: Foreign language development at younger grades prepares students for future success and cultural awareness.

Chapel: Spiritual formation builds the faith of students and teaches them to worship God, develop values and love each other.

Library: The expanded and newly updated library gives access to instruction and many resources.

Resource: Our resource teacher equips students with knowledge, study skills and access to a vast wealth of information and individualized instruction.

Health:  Students learn about wellness and well-being with integrated spiritual content and appropriate worldview.