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NEW PRES. FOR BRANDON HALL SCHOOL
(July 22, 1999) Dr. Gary Coker was named the new President of Brandon Hall School effective August 1, 1999. He has served as a college
professor at Peabody College and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and most recently was the headmaster of Charlotte
Christian School in North Carolina.
S.O.A.R. ANNOUNCES SEMESTERS
(July 25, 1999) John Willson, Director of AD/HD and LD Services for Success Oriented
Achievement Realized (S.O.A.R.), Balsam, North Carolina, 828-456-3435, announced their Semester schedule: Sept. 13 – Dec. 10,
1999 and Jan. 10 – May 5, 2000. “Designed for kinesthetic or experiential learners, students may be identified as learning disabled
or attention deficit disordered.
HIDDEN LAKE ACADEMY CHANGES
(August 1999) Hidden Lake Academy, Dahlonega, Georgia, 800-394-0640,
email@example.com, announced the new girls dorm was opened in August, allowing the girls to move from the
bottom of the Academic Building. The girls’ old rooms have been converted into eight additional classrooms, the audio-visual room
and an expanded computer room. They celebrate their fifth year in September and report the average tenure for Department Heads is
4 years, 3 months.
FLYING H TRAINING
(August 1999) Pete Smith, Administrator of Flying H Youth Ranch, Naches, Washington, 509-658-2990, a Christian boys Boarding School,
announced completion of 3 weeks of intensive staff training, and completion of their new Ropes Course.
LIFE~DESIGNS PROGRAM CHANGES
(August 2, 1999) Randy & Colleen Russell, Founders and co-Directors of Life Designs, a program for young adults ages 18-26, Cusick,
Washington, 509-445-0185, KUBACHEK@aol.com, announced they have served 11 young adults since
August of 1998, and ARE now “expanding service from the original two five-month semesters, to an on-going open enrollment with a five
month minimum stay.”
CEDU SIMPLIFIED BILLING PROCEDURES
(August 2, 1999) Peter Mair, “CFO for the CEDU Family of Services, Sandpoint, Idaho, 208-265- 0607, announced a new Tuition and Fee
Schedule effective September 1, 1999. He says some fees were eliminated, and others bundled together. “The bundled services will no
longer be billed on a per occurrence basis,” but within a fixed monthly sum.
(August 9, 1999) Greg Kersten, Editor-in-Chief of EAGALA NEWS
(Official Publication for the Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association and the World of Equine Assisted Psychotherapy), Santaquin,
Utah, 877-858-4600, firstname.lastname@example.org, announced Mar. 2000 for the 1st EAGALA Annual Conference.
SUWS ADDS PSYCHIATRIST TESTING
(August 11, 1999) The SUWS Adolescent & Youth Programs, Shoshone, Idaho, 888-879-7897, is now
bringing in a clinical psychologist to conduct educational and behavioral evaluations of students who either have not had prior testing
done, or need that done to help identify “key issues to work on and establish a framework for how to address those issues.”
CONNIE REAL RETIRES AT DESISTO SCHOOL
(August 11, 1999) Connie Real has retired from her position as head of The DeSisto School admissions department after 14 years in
that position, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 413-298-3776. “Maggi Sanderson will be taking Connie’s place as Director of enrollment
and Marketing.” Karla Geoffroy and Fred Simmons will be assisting in the admissions office. Connie will continue working part time
as Alumni Coordinator.
(August 19, 1999) Frank Beeman, Director of Stonesoup School, Crescent City, Florida, 904-698-2516, in a letter to educational consultants,
stated “…we offer an opportunity for the teens to chart their own educational experiences, a place to sort out the genesis of their
family problems, a sounding board for the dissipation of misplaced anger, and a learning place for the development of the skills to
solve problems with socially acceptable methods.
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