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Seen 'n Heard - Oct, 1995 Issue (page 2).

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New Dominion School Reports
New Dominion School, in Dillwyn, Virginia, announced that 21 students and six staff successfully completed the Heart of Virginia 10K race on May 3 within 60 minutes. Mrs. Joyce Klement received the Margaret Shepard Teacher of the Year award on May 18, recognizing excellence in teaching students with special needs. Work continues on the new vo-tech building and ground has been broken for the new administrative building. Plans are underway to develop a ropes course. 

Paul Johnston Educational Consultant
Paul Johnston, Educational Consultant with Advisory Service/Private Schools in Mamaroneck, New York, pjohn@westnet.com, has a business that was started by his grandmother in 1939. 

Bi-Annual Conference In Washington D.C.
The Independent Educational Consultants Association will be holding it's bi-annual Conference in Washington D.C. the second week in November. The Professional Day schedule will be Thursday and Friday, November 9 and 10, 1995. The Theme focuses on the Rights of Students. Speakers include Marian Wright Edelman, President and Founder, Children's Defense Fund, and The Honorable Richard W. Riley, US Secretary of Education. Further information can be obtained from the IECA Headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia, 703-591-4850. 

First Annual Conference In Washington D.C.
The Separation of School & State Alliance will be holding it's First Annual Conference in Washington D.C. on November 10-12, 1995. That this conference immediately follows the IECA Conference in the same city is purely coincidental. There is no relationship that I know of between the two organizations. The theme of the Conference is, Why We Need to Get Government Out of Education Now! Speakers include John Taylor Gatto, author of "Dumbing Us Down" and 1991 New York State Teacher of the Year, Sheldon Richman, author of Separating School & State, Senior Editor, Cato Institute, Washington D.C., and Joseph Sobran, Nationally syndicated columnist, Burke, Virginia. Further information can be obtained from 209-292-1776. 

Third Annual Conference Planned
The National Association of Therapeutic Wilderness Camps will be holding their Third Annual Conference on April 14-17, 1996 at Eureka Springs, Arkansas. The Theme is Joining Together: The Seeds for a Strong Future. For information, contact Ellen Taylor 801-836-2472 or Darlene Vaughn 205-880-3339. 

Three Springs Offers New Eight Week Program
David Stephenson, of Three Springs Outdoor Therapeutic Program for Boys in Centerville, Tennessee reports they are now offering the L.E.A.P.S. (Letting Experiential Adventure Promise Success) Program. This is an eight week long, high impact, staff-intensive program which takes a family systems approach to treating boys, ages 13-17. 615-729-5040. 

Takes Over Admissions For Flying H Youth Ranch
David W. Near has taken over Admissions for the Flying H Youth Ranch in Naches, Washington, replacing Dan Medrano who has moved on to other challenges. 509-658-2990.

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