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Category: Education

We Received the School of Excellence Award

We Received the School of Excellence Award

The National Association of Special Education Teachers recently honored our therapeutic day treatment school with their School of Excellence Award. Pam Sanders, the school's director of education, shares what the award means to her as an administrator.

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BIST: From Defiant to Most Improved

BIST: From Defiant to Most Improved

Teachers at Turner Middle School use the Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) model to help students overcome emotional and behavioral difficulties through grace, responsibility and accountability. Here's one of their experiences.

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Running for Resilience

Running for Resilience

We all know exercise is good for the mind and soul. Our Running Clubs help students grow their confidence and increase their resilience. Learn how in their own words.

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A Letter From Farmer Theo

A Letter From Farmer Theo

Theo Bunch leads our Healthy Living & Food Systems team, teaching our students the practical skills of tending to plants while also being a mentor and role model to them. Here's a beautiful letter he wrote about a typical day on the farm site at our Gillis Campus.

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BIST: The Power of Contribution

BIST: The Power of Contribution

Guest Bloggers Kim Bishop & Tammy Zumalt at Santa Fe Elementary in Waverly, Mo., share a success story of our BIST (Behavioral Intervention Support Team) program.

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