June 2, 2004
We are making changes at Rocky Mountain Academy in order
to ensure the continued viability of RMA and to better serve
our students. The past few months have seen a decline in
enrollment at RMA. The CEDU Education management team has
taken a hard look at our options and decided that increased
emphasis on substance abuse counseling can better meet the
needs of current students while attracting new students to
By building on our experience in emotional growth education,
with a keener focus on substance abuse, we will offer more
to students now enrolled in RMA and provide much-needed programs
for kids in danger from substance abuse and dependency.
To effectively bring increased emphasis on substance abuse
counseling, we are making changes in RMA staff. Five people
will be leaving RMA. We are working to transfer some of them
to other schools. We will be hiring new staff members whose
substance abuse expertise is necessary for the successful
implementation of our enhanced program.
RMA will switch campus locations with Northwest Academy.
RMA will gain smaller more tightly grouped facilities. NWA’s
larger student body will enjoy facilities that better match
its needs. This move is a win for both schools, our students
and for CEDU.
We are in the business of helping kids get their lives on
course, but we must make our financial goals while doing
our good work. The changes I’ve described meet both those
goals. I hope you will support this change that will make
RMA regain its status as one of the premier programs in our
As always, thank you for your interest and involvement in
CEO and President