A-TEAAM Louisville

Bridging the Gap Learning Academy

Dr. Sam Whitlow, Mr. Duane Lightfoot and the Board of Directors of the Bridging the Gap Learning Academy in Louisville, KY launched A-TEAAM Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky in 2016. 

Visit http://bridgingthegapla.org/about-bridging-the-gap.html to find out more about this wonderful program.  Below is a press release regarding a partnership between BTGLA, WWLAAP, and A-TEAAM.


Press Release: A-TEAAM Launches in Louisville Public Schools

September 7, 2016

Breaking News!

Bridging the Gap Learning Academy (BTGLA) and Who’s Who Louisville: African American Profiles (WWLAAP) partner in the launch of a National Mentoring Initiative: Ambassadors of the Evers Academy for African-American Males (A-TEAAM).

The A-TEAAM is a national mentoring program developed to inspire young middle-school aged males of color through a village of role models and mentors.

Eight Louisville corporations joined forces with Bridging the Gap and Who's Who to launch A-TEAAM Louisville in Jefferson County Public Schools at Frederick Law Olmsted Academy North.

Each corporation will participate in 12 mentoring sessions during the school year. Four to eight role models from each corporation will provide one-on-one mentoring for the young males.


See attached video from WLKY News for the official tie and pin ceremony.