This is a  staff list for Magnolia Academy in Columbia (Maury County), TN

(This program is closed.)

(a.k.a. Magnolia Academy Wilderness, YouthTrack, Alternative Youth Services, Arizona Youth Associates, )

(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 Magnolia 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 Magnolia Academy, you have the right to take action. 


If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Magnolia 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.


This program is closed.



Additional Information
Jim T. Hamilton Principal  
GreyWarren Principal  
OTHER OTHER Magnolia Academy is affiliated with ResCare, Inc.  Grey Warren's e-mail address at time of this writing was gwarren(at)  Other programs affiliated with ResCare, Inc., include:

Excel Alternative Schools (Sanford, FL)

Texas Hill Country School in Maxwell, TX

New Summit School in Jackson, MS

The Academy for Individual Excellence in Louisville, KY

Copper Canyon Academy School in Peoria, AZ (not believed to be affiliated with Copper Canyon Academy)

NO OTHER NAMES NO OTHER TITLES There is no additional information on staff at this location at this time.*
*(Magnolia 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.)

Part of Magnolia Academy Shuts Down: The detention center for troubled teens has been under the microscope for months. Within the next month it will close…Magnolia Academy is a detention center for troubled teens in Maury county. The Wilderness Center is the treatment center there.  The move affects 30 teenagers who will now be placed elsewhere.  Magnolia Academy has been under the microscope amidst charges of abuse and inappropriate conduct.  The Department of Children’s Services recommended that the Wilderness Center be closed. Magnolia Academy agreed with that recommendation.   (Story is no longer available online at time of archiving.  Source:  June, 2005)


 Last Updated: October 10th, 2010

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