Seen 'n Heard - Jan
2002 Issue (page 2)
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STEVE WYNN IS WEST SHIELD’S NEW GENERAL MANAGER
(December, 2001) Allen Cardoza, President of West Sheld Adolescent Services, Huntington Beach, CA, 800.899.8585, proudly
announced that their new General Manager is Steve Wynn. Steve has a strong back ground in management combined with over twenty years
of experiences within the Los Angeles Police Department both as a Detective and Sergeant with specialized assignments in undercover
narcotics, investigations of runaways and local crimes committed by juveniles. He also provides educational training on Stress and
Time Management and Organizational Skills.
NAWA ANNOUNCES RESCUE TRAINING
(December 15, 2001) Jason Hull of NAWA, French Gulch,
CA, 800.348.NAWA, announced their 14th annual spring training on March 23-28 that will include Vertical, Cave and Swift Water Rescue,
Wilderness First Aid, Teambuilding, and “much more”.
VALENTINE RETURNING TO CEDU
(December 17, 2001) Sherry Thronton announced Bill Valentine is returning to CEDU
Schools, 800-858-1933, as the Director of Family Education, starting January 1, 2002. Valentine was involved with CEDU for
14 years as a school director, program manager, regional executive director, and parent educator. The last 18 months he has
been doing contract work for the schools. He will lead and facilitate parent workshops, coordinate the network of parent support
groups around the country, expand alumni association activities, and develop staff training - especially emphasizing parent communication.
BRUSH RANCH STUDENTS TAKE CLASSES AT COMMUNITY COLLEGE
(December 17, 2001) Kay Rice, M.A., Head of Brush Ranch School, Torerro, New Mexico, 505-757-6114, announced that some
of their 10, 11, & 12th graders will be taking classes at Luna Community College. Seniors are also being presented with choices
for the Senior trip including Costa Rica, Mexico or Baja California.
BOULDER CREEK ACADEMY STUDENTS ENJOY LEADERSHIP ADVENTURES
(December 17, 2001) LaTresa Pemp, Director of Boulder
Creek Academy (BCA), Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 877-348-0848, reported their care management system utilizing a multi-disciplinary
team that includes parents, “is proving to be truly successful.” BCA, an emotional growth school for 14 to 17 year old students struggling
with learning, behavior, or emotional challenges, also recently had leadership conferences for their students. These gender-specific
experiences included a sailing trip for female students off Washington’s San Juan Islands and a backpacking experience for BCA boys
on Mount Rainier’s Wonderland Trail.
MACINNES VISITS NEIGHBOR WOODBURY REPORTS
(December 19, 2001) Brian MacInnes, Program Director for Ascent,
the CEDU wilderness program, Naples, Idaho, 800-974-1999, finally allowed us to take his picture by our sign.
BRUCE WILSON RETIRES FROM CEDU
(December 20, 2001) Bruce Wilson, who has worked with the CEDU Family of Services for almost 20 years, most of
them in North Idaho, stopped by Woodbury Reports to announce his immediate retirement plans consist of taking a leisurely drive across
the country to New England in early Spring, and perhaps settling there. Congratulations and Good Luck!
ALLDREDGE ACADEMY ACCREDITED
(December 28, 2001) Lance Wells, Allededge Academy, Davis, West Virginia, 304-636-7595, announced they have received
full accreditation from the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, which is retroactive also to the school year 2000-2001.