Seen 'n Heard - Feb,
1999 Issue (page 2)
ST. PAUL’S WEISKOPF FEATURED IN AZ. WOMAN
(January 4, 1999) Marti Weiskopf, Director of Admissions at St. Paul’s Academy in Phoenix, Arizona, 602-956-9090 was featured in the
January issue of Today’s Arizona Woman, Vol. 14, Issue 1. Weiskopf represented Academics in the Phoenix area.
SCOTT CANTER JOINS 2ND NATURE
(January 20, 1999) . Scott Canter, formerly with Aspen Youth Services, announced he has joined Second Nature Wilderness Program, 877-255-2727,
doing admissions work for them.
ECHO SPRINGS VS. CEDU SETTLED
(January 15, 1999). The civil suit of plaintiff ECHO SPRINGS CENTER FOR TRANSITION STUDIES, INC. vs. defendant CEDU EDUCATIONAL SERVICES,
INC. was dismissed by the Court since the parties settled out of court.
ASBERGER’S SYNDROME SCHOOLS
(January 1999) IECA member Martha Moses, 305-273-0014, Miami, Florida, reported the residential schools she has found that do a decent
job of working with children with Asperger’s Syndrome include: Hampshire Country School in Ringe, New Hampshire, 603-899-3325, Little
Keswick School, in Little Keswick, Virginia, 804-295-0457, and The Woodhall School in Bethlehem, Connecticut, 203-266-7788.
COPPER CANYON ACADEMY CHANGES
(February 16, 1999) Tammy Prince Behrmann, President of Copper Canyon Academy, Camp Verde, Arizona, 520-567-1322, a school for girls,
announced the acquisition of land and facilities for further enhancement of their school, which also includes building new “state-of-the
art classrooms, living areas and a large athletic field.” In addition, Mark Brown, ACSW has been hired as Director of Counseling,
and Darren Prince as the new Admissions Director.
BROWN SCHOOL CEO STEPS DOWN
(February 18, 1999). Brown School’s President and Chief Executive Officer John P. Harcourt, Jr. stepped down from that position in
February. Brown School has it’s headquarters in Austin, Texas, 512-464-0200. The reason given was Harcourt has a young family and
wanted to be able to spend more time with them instead of the massive amounts of traveling that the position required. Preliminary
reports are that Harcourt will remain active on the school’s Board, and that Tom Riley will step into the CEO position. The Brown
School had just bought the CEDU Schools last summer.
YELLOWSTONE BOYS & GIRLS RANCH EXPANDS
(December 1998) Yellowstone Boys & Girls Ranch, located in Billings, Montana, 800- 726-6755, announced their new Emotional Growth
School, founded in February 1998, has expanded to enrolling girls also. In addition, they announced their Psychiatric Intensive Care
(PIC) services now allows treatment of both male and female youth in the same campus facility in the Brekkeflat Building on the east
SPRING WILDERNESS CLASS IN GEORGIA
(February 6, 1999) Karon Bradley, RN, Sautee, Georgia, 706-878-1475, announced she will be presenting a Wilderness First Responder
class in Cleveland, Georgia on the weekends of April 10th & 11th and 17th & 18th. Karon is a certified Wilderness First Responder
Instructor, and the certification is recognized by many states. The course is based on the Wilderness Medical Society Practice Guidelines
For Wilderness Emergency Care, edited by William W. Forgey, M.D.
KERSTEN FULL TIME AT EQUINE SERVICES
(February 15, 1999) Greg Kersten, President and Founder of Equine Services, Loa, Utah, 877-858-4600, has left administrative duties
at Aspen Ranch to spend full time developing Equine Assisted Psychotherapy (EAP) programs and seminars, and certification clinics.
EAP can be defined as “a process of interaction between client and horse.”
PHELPS SCHOOL SUMMER SESSION
(February 19, 1999) James Spiro, Director of Admissions at The Phelps School located in Malvern, Penn., 610-644-1754, announced their
five week summer session as “as a remedial/academic program with emphasis on strengthening skills in reading, language arts, math,
and study skills.” Phelps goals is to provide “remediation for boys who are not achieving their potential or who have reading, learning
or attention differences.”
NAPSAP BOARD ORGANIZES
(January 29, 1999) Meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the newly organized Board of the newly formed National Association of Therapeutic
Schools and Programs (NATSAP) hired John Reddan of Santa Barbara, California, 805-687-6731, firstname.lastname@example.org,
as their Acting Director.
ASPEN ACHIEVEMENT STAFF CHANGES
(February 23, 1999) Gil Hallows, Ex. Dir. at Aspen Achievement Academy, Loa, Utah, 801-836-2472, announced Pam Parsons has been promoted
to Clinical Director. Also, Matt Hoag, a clinical Psychologist, has been promoted to Clinical Coordinator.
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