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Sep

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FACULTY SPOTLIGHT - Dr. Eric Larson

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT – Eric V. Larson, Ph.D.

A very special “hats off” to our Center Academy Chief Operating Officer and President, Dr. Eric Larson, who is celebrating 30 years at the school this year! Dr. Larson was born in Philadelphia and has lived in various places throughout the northeast U.S. “We moved frequently due to my father’s occupation,” he said, “and I […]

06
Jun

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Teacher Spotlight - Barbara Brady

Teacher Spotlight – Barbara Brady

Barbara. Brady, along with her husband, Vince, came to Florida from England to retire. At the time, little did they know that they would find themselves at Center Academy, back in teaching roles! Mrs. Brady has been teaching for 36 years – eleven of them at Center Academy’s Riverview Campus. Initially she volunteered to help […]

09
May

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Teacher Spotlight - Vince Brady

Teacher Spotlight – Vince Brady

Say hello to Vince Brady, who hails from England and has been teaching for 36 years – 11 of them with Center Academy. Mr. Brady teaches 11th and 12th grade math at the Riverview Campus. He chose to pursue a teaching role at Center Academy in an effort to finish his career “on a high”! […]

14
Mar

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Center Academy Teacher - Janece Shelton

Teacher Spotlight – Janece Shelton

Say hello to Janece Shelton, a high school teacher who has worked at four Center Academy campuses, and is currently at the St. John Bluff campus. Born and raised in Michigan, Janece relocated to Florida for her job. She has taught various grades for 12 years, and also adult vocational programs for eight years. Janece […]

08
Nov

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Carol Kuhnow

Teacher Spotlight – Carol Kuhnow

Like so many of us who packed our bags and headed south, Carol Kuhnow grew tired of those cold Maryland winter mornings that included shoveling snow before she could head out to work. So she and her ten-year teaching career arrived on the doorstep of the Center Academy campus in Orange Park, where she now […]

12
Oct

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back to school tips for teens

Five Back-to-School Tips for Teens

Helping teens prepare for a successful school year. By Raychelle Cassada Lohmann MS, LPC Sure – the newness a school year brings is fun, but other than material items, what things does a teen need to have a successful term? To answer that question I turned to some “experts” – a middle school student, a […]

12
Oct

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ADHD

ADHD can be a blessing and a curse

By Barbara Christiansen DAILY HERALD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is usually thought of as a negative — something that needs to be fixed, or at least mitigated. Mark Patey has a different perspective. And he should know. He has the disorder, which is a term he also says is inaccurate — opting instead to use […]

12
Oct

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Student Spotlight - Matt Tweedel

Student Spotlight – Matt Tweedel

He’s learning Spanish, enjoys flag football and soccer, goes whitewater rafting, and has hiked part of the Appalachian Trail! We’re talking about Matt Tweedel, a 10th grader at the Riverview Campus. Matt moved here from Charlotte, NC less than one year ago. His favorite subject is Spanish because he likes the idea of learning a […]

10
Aug

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Andrew Hicks wins FPA Award

Dr. Andy Hicks, Center Academy CEO and Clinical Director, Receives FPA Award from State Association

On July 11, 2015, Dr. Andy Hicks, CEO and Clinical Director at Center Academy, was recognized for “outstanding contributions to the Florida Psychological Association (FPA) and the profession of psychology.” Dr. Hicks, a licensed psychologist, received the Outstanding Contributions to FPA Award at the annual meeting of the association this summer in Orlando. He has […]

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