This is a  staff list for Lake House Academy in Flat Rock, NC

(a.k.a. Greenwich Education and Prep)

(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 Lake House Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Lake House Academy, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Lake House 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.


HEAL is currently investigating Lake House Academy.




Additional Information
Kimball DeLeMare Interim Exec. Director  
Brooke Judkins Clinical Director  
Bryan Tomes Academic Director  
Shannon Worley Residential Director  
Beth Padgett Medical Coordinator  
Alysia LeComte Office Admin.  
Casey Maness Food Services Director  
Marie O. Davis Therapist  
Katherine Ford Therapist  
Sean Dare Teacher  
Donald Howland Teacher  
Lisa Meyer-Braun Teacher  
Dana York Teacher  
Kyle Shepard Sr. Residential Coach  
Joy Thomas Residential Coach  
Elizabeth Thomson Residential Coach  
Catherine Jennings Executive Director Lake House Academy will be operated under the direction of Catherine “Cat” Jennings... Cat has founded three programs... Her programs include the Talisman Summer Programs, a co-educational summer camp for children ages 9-18; Camp Elliot, a licensed mental health program/ therapeutic school for emotionally disturbed boys; and Stone Mountain School, an emotional growth boarding school for boys grades 6 -12. In 2000, the Aspen Education Group acquired Stone Mountain School as part of its family of services. In 2004, Cat was selected to lead New Leaf Academy of North Carolina, a personal development boarding school for girls.  (Source:
Roy B. Cook III Majority Interest Holder Also owns Whetstone Academy.
Sharon Laney Ex. Director
Previously worked at Three Springs 
Fotu Soliai Asst. Ex. Dir/Clinical Director Previosly worked at Diamond Ranch, UT

Jane Samuel Admission Dir. and Parent Coach Samuel was the first Admissions Director at the confirmedly abusive Mt. Bachelor Academy and later was on the founding staff of the Northstar Center. She then helped to establish a second campus for New Leaf Academy.
Peggy Moore Director of Education  
Susan Hardy Special Education Specialist  
Laura Winslow School Nurse  
Gayle Oslund School Nurse (former)  
Katie Ford Assistant Clinical Director
Margaret George Therapist  
Julie Cummins Therapist
Danielle Maxon Therapist  
John Tyson Science Teacher  
Laura Trentman English Teacher  
Sara Watley Math Teacher  
Tara Beardsley Dir. Of Res. Life  
Mike Grove Lead RC  
Kyle Sheperd Program Director and Rec. Ther.  
Tama Beardsley Office Assist.  
Jennifer Soliai Bus. Man./Billing  
*(Lake House 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.)
HEAL recommends comparing any enrollment agreement for Lake House Academy with the reviews of Aspen programs given the connection between the two organizations.  HEAL has reviewed multiple Aspen Education Group contracts that appear to be illusory, unconscionable, void/voidable, and arguably illegal.  Since we do not currently have the contract information for Lake House Academy, we recommend you compare any contract with the reviews of Aspen Education Group contracts available on our website such as the reviews for Adirondack Leadership Expeditions, Aspen Achievement Academy, Aspen Ranch, Aspen Institute of Behavioral Assessment, and New Leaf Academy.  It is our suggestion that families avoid doing business with Aspen Education Group and/or similar programs. 
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 Last Updated: October 15th, 2014

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