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Mount Batchelor Academy is placed on 33051 North East Ochoco Highway, Prineville, Oregon 97754 and has rooms for 90 detainees.
It was one of the first facilities Aspen Education opened back in 1987. Linda Houghton, a former CEDU employee, founded the school along with a core group of other former CEDU staff. It uses the Lifestep LGAT process in the programming of the detainees.
They advertised together with CEDU in the start. Lifestep is recognized to be a development of the seminar system used at CEDU.
Level system in the year 2007
|Phases||Time in Program||Focus||Communication Skills Groups||Lifestep® Program||Academics||Parental Involvement|
|Phase I Discovery||First Two Months||Peer Group Formation
Self-Exploration High Adventure/Physical Fitness
|Introduction to Communication Skills Groups||The Bridge Lifestep® (at end of Phase I)||Outdoor, experiential education
Writing Assignments Receive credit for English, Wilderness/Physical Education, and Environmental Science
|Update calls from wilderness instructors|
Letters to/from student
|Phase II & III Campus Curricula||Month 2-16||Develop "tools" to deal with emotional issues in a healthy manner
Healing and strengthening of family relationships
Assume leadership roles
|Communication Skills Groups twice per week
Peer Group Communication Skills Groups once per week
Four one-day Achievement Seminars
|Forever Young Lifestep®
|Each student working at appropriate grade level earning one full credit each 6 month semester
Begin next step planning as age appropriate (i.e. SAT Prep class and test, college essay writing, completion of college essays)
Four one-day Academic Seminars
Vocational Planning Option
|Parent Workshops Regional|
Parent Support Groups
Update calls from mentor
Letters/phone calls to/from student
Written academic progress reports
Parent involvement in Veritas Lifestep®
College and/or boarding school visits as appropriate
|Post-Graduation||Up to an additional 6 months||Academic work Preparing for the next school/college experience||Communication Skills Groups at least once per week||Student support in Lifesteps®||Continue block style academics
Plan next step including college and/or boarding school visits as appropriate
In the news
On December 16 - 1998, 17 year old Brandon Hoffman died at the facility . In December 2007 a search was conducted for a group of teenagers and staff members, which had been lost on a wilderness trip. They were rescued without injuries .
- 1) The facility on Google Maps
- 2) Tread about deaths on myspace
- 3) Overdue boarding school group found safe, well, By Barney Lerten, KTVZ Central Oregon, December 13 - 2007.
- Info: Program homepage
- Info: EX-EMPLOYEES, PARENTS SAY TEENS MISTREATED AT PRIVATE ACADEMY, The Columbian, Marts 19 1998.