This is a  staff list for Cedars Academy in Bridgeville, DE

(Cedars Academy is closed.)

(a.k.a. Aspen Education Group--Confirmedly Abusive and Associated with the CEDU Cult Model)

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)


We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at the Cedars Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Cedars Academy, you have the right to take action.


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Cedars Academy, please contact if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.This will help!†  Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.



Please donít place your loved one in Cedars Academy and rescue them if they are there now. 




Additional Information
Dottie Lank Admissions  
Monica McMillan Academic Director McMillan has been with Cedars since 2007.
Shannon Skrzat Supervisor  
Art Doakes Therapist He is a key member of the Les Brown Speaker's Network. He is the CEO of ACD Enterprises and is a Co-Author of the book "Conversations on Success".
Stephanie Hartsoe Coordinator  
Betsy Bradley Teacher  
Jackie Krech Teacher  
Antoine Laguerre Teacher Laguerre joined Cedars in 2007.
Samantha Lahman Teacher Joined Cedars in 2005, formerly worked in another "rehab setting".*
Michael Sipes Teacher Joined Cedars in 2007.
Stephanie Smith Teacher  
Michael Charnley Program Director Charnley formerly worked at two other confirmedly abusive Aspen Education Group/CRC Health programs: Excel Academy in Texas and Academy at Swift River in MA.
Linda Conway Finance Mgr.  
William Griffith Facilities Mgr. Griffith joined Cedars in 2007.
Melvona Holley Food Services Formerly worked at Pressley Ridge and at Peoples Place in DE.
Barbara Pusloskie Admin Asst. Formerly worked at a program in Denton, MD.
Amy Rust Counselor  
Becky Scott Residential Scott joined Cedars in 2005.
Michael Williams Residential  
Thomas Anderson Residential  
Terrence Brummell Residential  
Collette Camper Residential  
Maurice Coverdale Residential  
Heather Holston Residential  
Hilda Jackson Residential  
Michael Jackson Residential  
Joyce Jenkins Residential Formerly worked at the Stockley Center in Georgetown.
Derrell Johnson Residential  
Paula Kovarcik Residential  
Nicholas Lank Residential Lank joined Cedars in 2005.
Laturicia Morris Residential  
Venita Ross Residential Formerly worked for DHSS for the state of Delaware.
Carla Shockley Residential Shockley joined Cedars in 2007.
Teresa Simms Residential Simms joined Cedars in 2007.
Nadine Sparks Residential  
Juanita Weal Residential  
Sharronda Whaley Residential  
Karinda Williams Residential  
Donell Winder Residential  
Lori Wise Residential  
Walter Davis Nurse  
John Singleton Staff (former) Singleton currently (September 1st, 2010) works for Brandon Hall School in Atlanta, GA.  Singleton has also worked for Stone Mountain School, and New Leaf Academy. There is no additional information on staff at this facility.*
Robin Abel Director Currently runs Abel Educational Consulting in MA.
Neil Schwartz Staff  
Mary Pauer Staff  
NO OTHER NAMES NO OTHER TITLES There is no additional information on staff at this location at this time.*
*(Cedars Academy, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
Cedars Academy is an Aspen Education Group program.  Thomas J. Croke, Educational Consultant, has denounced Aspen Education Group for putting profits over the safety and care of children in Aspen programs.


 Last Updated: February 14th, 2018

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