Utah Trip: Day Five

Ashcreek Ranch Academy is a brand new program that has just opened its doors to serve adolescent males.  One of their goals is to make the right things easier and the wrong things difficult.  We enjoyed hearing about their program and having lunch with Darren Prince and his sister, Tammy. Be looking for a post on what is happening in … Read More

Utah Trip: Day Four

Our last full day in Utah started off in New Harmony at Kolob Canyon RTC.  Kolob is residential treatment center for 12 girls, ages 14 – 17.  The teachers here also teach at Moonridge Academy (below).  Horses are an important part of this program.  The therapy is relational based along with a great deal of recreational therapy.  The girls are always … Read More

Utah Trip: Day Three

Wednesday started off with another full day in the Provo area! We enjoyed our first visit of the day at Heritage School meeting with their admissions staff Susie & Chris since all of the other staff was off campus in training.  The students at Heritage live in single gender houses for students that are 12 – 18 years of age.  … Read More

Utah Trip: Day Two

It has been a beautiful day in Utah.  This morning we were greeted by a great view of sunshine and flowers at Daniels Academy.  Daniels Academy is a residential program for boys ages 13 to 18. It was so good to reconnect with Sean Haggarty, Caleb Coddle, and Justin Robinson. The typical Daniels Academy student is one who didn’t perform well in … Read More

Utah Trip: Day One

We had a great first day here in Utah.  Today we visited Waterfall Canyon Academy, Turning Point Centers and La Europa Academy.  Our first destination was Waterfall Canyon Academy in Ogden, Utah. Waterfall Canyon is a residential program for students that are cognitively impared and that are diagnosed with NLD or Asbergers. We enjoyed touring two of their homes and meeting so … Read More

Utah Trip: August 20 – 24

Here is a look at our upcoming schedule in Utah this week Monday -Waterfall Canyon Academy,  Turning Point Centers, La Europa Academy Tuesday – Daniels Academy, New Roads Treatment Center, Telos Residential Treatment Center, and dinner with Aspiro Wednesday – Heritage School, ScenicView Academy, Discovery Academy Thursday – Kolob Canyon RTC, Moonridge Academy, Mountain Springs Prep. Academy, and dinner with … Read More

Benefits of Using an Educational Consultant

Louise and I did a workshop in Flat Rock, NC for Lake House Academy (photo above), Second Nature Blue Ridge, and Cherokee Creek Boys School on the benefits of using an Educational Consultant. We had a great time role playing with Shaler Cooper and Tracy Hopkins who were wonderful about being on the “hot seat.”  We discussed the value educational consultants … Read More