Greenwich Education & Prep, based in Cos Cob, Connecticut, is launching a private, therapeutic boarding school for girls ages 10 through 14. The school has been named The Lake House Academy, and will be located on Lily Pad Lane, in Flat Rock, NC. The school will open on June 30, 2010
The Lake House Academy programs are tailored to the developmental, social, emotional and academic needs of pre-adolescent and young adolescent girls. The focus is on helping girls gain the skills they need to be successful in the home, at school and with friends.
Lake House Academy will be operated under the direction of Catherine “Cat” Jennings. Executive Director Catherine “Cat” Jennings has more than twenty-five years working with children at-risk. A pioneer in the field of treatment programs for emotionally, socially, and behaviorally challenged adolescents; Cat has founded three programs devoted to helping students struggling with ADHD, learning differences, social skills development, and autism. Her programs include the Talisman Summer Programs, a co-educational summer camp for children ages 9-18; Camp Elliot, a licensed mental health program/ therapeutic school for emotionally disturbed boys; and Stone Mountain School, an emotional growth boarding school for boys grades 6 -12. In 2000, the Aspen Education Group acquired Stone Mountain School as part of its family of services. In 2004, Cat was selected to lead New Leaf Academy of North Carolina, a personal development boarding school for girls.
More information about The Lake House Academy is available on the Internet at: http://greenwichedprep.com/lha
Greenwich Education & Prep provides primary, supplementary and specialized learning services as well as educational consulting and individualized college prep courses to K through 12 students and their families. They help students find their passion for learning and teach them to enjoy the journey. They differ from other tutoring, test prep and private schooling organizations by the breadth of programs offered and the superior credentials of their educators.
At Greenwich Education & Prep, students are individually assessed and a curriculum is developed according to their unique learning style and academic needs. Greenwich Education & Prep helps students achieve their full potential and measures their success on the progress students achieve. More information about Greenwich Education & Prep is available on the Internet at www.greenwichedprep.com