This is a  staff list for Montana Academy in Marion, Montana

(aka Sky House (Transition Program))

(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 Montana Academy.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Montana Academy, you have the right to take action.

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Montana Academy, please contact info@heal-online.org 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 Montana Academy and rescue them if they are there now. 

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Sam Almer Sky House Manager Member of NATSAP (Fraudulent Accreditation "Agency")  Almer is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Jon Baum Sky House Manager 2 Years at an unnamed wilderness program in Oregon and 3 years at an unnamed  "therapeutic boarding school" before Baum came to Montana Academy.  Baum is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Arnold Bjork (test) Do not have confirmation whether this is a legitimate staff listing.*  Bjork is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Katie Boyd Team Leader Boyd is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Gretchen Boyer Sky House Director Boyer has 3 years of prior "experience".*  Boyer is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Thelma Brandt Night Dorm Manager There is no additional information on this staff.* (Picture on Montana Academy site suggests a peer/youth staffer)  Brandt is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Curtis Brundy Sky House Manager Brundy is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Willy Bryant Sky House Night Staff Also worked at another unnamed wilderness program in Montana.*  Bryant is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Jen Cale Team Leader Cale is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Todd Cardin Substance Abuse Director Also worked for an unnamed wilderness program in Marion, MT.  Cardin was also clinical director of Bitterroot Homestead of Marion, MT. 

License Type:   Licensed Addiction Counselor Type:   State License Number:   LAC-LAC-LIC-868 Name:   TODD W CARDIN License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Licensed Addiction Counselors City, State Zip:   KILA MT 59920 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   04/26/1997 E-mail:   toddc@montanaacademy.com License Expiration Date:   06/30/2016 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Chad Castren Sky House Manager Castren is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Jack Cesarone Teacher

Full Name: Jack C Cesarone
SEID: 72290
Gender: Female

Plan of Professional Intent Deficiencies License Class of Original Application:

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Select Class Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Lapsed CONVERT   9/18/2007 9/20/2007 7/1/2007 6/30/2012
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   1/30/2003 1/30/2003 7/1/2002 6/30/2007


Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
03S BF - (Secondary (5-12)) Science (Broadfield) Lapsed CONVERT   9/18/2007 9/20/2007 7/1/2007 6/30/2012
03S BIO - (Secondary (5-12)) Biology Lapsed CONVERT   9/18/2007 9/20/2007 7/1/2007 6/30/2012
Evaluator Groups Worksheet - Administrative Group Rules
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Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

The only Jack Cesarone that held any educator licenses in MT is female.  Those licenses have lapsed.  Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov

Deidre Corson Teacher

Full Name: Deidre P Corson
SEID: 78466
Gender: Female
 
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Issued CONVERT   6/9/2011 6/20/2011 7/1/2011 6/30/2016
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   2/13/2006 2/13/2006 7/1/2006 6/30/2011


Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
05A MUS - (All Grades (K-12)) Music K-12 Issued CONVERT   6/9/2011 6/20/2011 7/1/2011 6/30/2016
Evaluator Groups Worksheet - Administrative Group Rules
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Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov

Tim Corson Team Therapist/Supervisor
Formerly worked for:

Reiss-Davis Child Study Center, West Los Angeles, CA

Judge Baker Children's Center, Manville Therapeutic School, Boston, MA

License Type:   Psychologist Type:   State License Number:   PSY-PSY-LIC-353 Name:   TIMOTHY S CORSON License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Psychologist City, State Zip:   WHITEFISH MT 59937 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   04/14/2004 E-mail:   TIMOTHY182418@CORSON License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Credential License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/

Tyson Crowder Team Leader Crowder is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Emily Davies Teacher Davies reportedly no longer works for this program.
Nathaan Demers Team Leader Formerly with New Beginnings Alternative High School. (Too many programs with same name around the country to pinpoint which one without further data.)*  Demers is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Adrianne Dickson Team Leader Dickson is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Lisa Edwards Asst. Team Leader Edwards is not a licensed mental health professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Darrick Fishel Team V Leader Also formerly a part of AWARE, INC. foster homes.  Fishel is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Cindy Freeman Nurse Also worked for Lamplighter House in Kalispell, MT  

License Type:   Registered Nurse Type:   State License Number:   NUR-RN-LIC-15982 Name:   CYNTHIA L FREEMAN License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Nursing City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   10/19/1984 E-mail:   cynthiafreeman@centurytel.net License Expiration Date:   12/31/2012 Method:   Credential License Status:   Terminated

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Deb Gallagher-Kelly Team Leader Gallagher-Kelly is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Kelly Gesker Admissions Group home manager in Kalispell, MT.  Unnamed "home".* 

License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   BBH-LCPC-LIC-871 Name:   KELLY PHIPPS GESKER License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Board of Behavioral Health City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   10/15/2015 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   SWP-LCPC-LIC-871 Name:   KELLY PHIPPS GESKER License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Social Worker City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   03/05/1999 E-mail:   kelly@gesker.com License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Chris Gibson Program Director Gibson is not a licensed mental health professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Cindy Grossman Team Therapist/Supervisor Program consultant with Wilderness Youth Project--Program Development and behaviorist with Holdsambeck and Associates 

License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   SWP-LCPC-LIC-1582 Name:   CYNTHIA MELLIS GROSSMAN License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Social Worker City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   07/29/2011 E-mail:   grossmancindy@yahoo.com License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Laura Guptill Intern Guptill is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Monica Haas Sky House Manager Haas is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Adam Hannigan Team Leader Also worked at Peak Experience.  Peak Experience was founded by Dan Ward who also works for Explorations in Trout Creek, MT.  Hannigan is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Sam Harkness Team Leader Harkness is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Dave Hartman Team Leader HEAL requires Hartman's full first, middle, and last to verify whether Hartman holds any professional licenses in MT.
Nick Hong Team Therapist/Supervisor License Type:   Psychologist Type:   State License Number:   PSY-PSY-LIC-406 Name:   NICHOLAS N HONG License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Psychologist City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   04/14/2011 E-mail:   nickh@montanaacademy.com License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Joe Hunter Supervisor/Team Therapist Hunter also worked for Explorations and the deadly Alldredge Academy

License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   BBH-LCPC-LIC-8800 Name:   JOSEPH MICHAEL HUNTER License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Board of Behavioral Health City, State Zip:   WHITEFISH MT 59937 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   10/15/2015 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active Insurance Policy:  

  License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   SWP-LCPC-LIC-8800 Name:   JOSEPH MICHAEL HUNTER License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Social Worker City, State Zip:   WHITEFISH MT 59937 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   11/06/2014 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Connie Jones Registrar HEAL requires Jones' full first, middle, and last name in order to verify whether Jones holds any professional educator licenses in MT.
Philip Jones Dean HEAL requires Jones' full first, middle, and last name in order to verify whether Jones holds any professional educator licenses in MT.
Jennifer Kennedy Sky House Substitute Behavioral Education Skills Training (BEST) program.  Also spent time working for Spokane Boys and Girls Club. 

Full Name: Jennifer L Kennedy
SEID: 66999
Gender: Female
 
Licenses
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Select Class Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   8/9/2005 8/17/2005 7/1/2005 6/30/2010
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   11/26/1998 11/26/1998 7/1/1998 6/30/2001
Select
Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   11/26/1998 11/26/1998 7/1/1998 6/30/2003

Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
00 - (Elementary (K-8)) Elementary Curriculum Inactive CONVERT   8/9/2005 8/17/2005 7/1/2005 6/30/2010
98 - (All Grades (K-12)) Special Education (P-12) Inactive CONVERT   8/9/2005 8/17/2005 7/1/2005 6/30/2010
Evaluator Groups Worksheet - Administrative Group Rules
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Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov

Kim Langley Team Leader Langley is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Mary'l Luntsford Team Leader Also worked for AWARE, INC. ("therapeutic" boys home)  Luntsford is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Dennis Malinak Medical Director Also worked for Braun Programs in Marin County, CA, Children's Comprehensive Services in Butte, MT, and Glacier View Psychiatric Hospital in Kalispell, MT. 

License Type:   Medical Doctor Type:   State License Number:   MED-PHYS-LIC-6332 Name:   DENNIS PAUL MALINAK License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Medical Examiners City, State Zip:   MARION MT 59925 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   09/13/1988 E-mail:   docdpm@yahoo.com License Expiration Date:   03/31/2016 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active Insurance Policy:   SPECIALTY Specialty Type: Psychiatry  

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Dean Marsh Supervisor Marsh is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Joanne Marsh Night Staff at Sky House Marsh is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Emily Martin Teacher HEAL requires Martin's full first, middle, and last name in order to verify whether Martin holds any educator licenses/credentials in MT. 
John McKinnon Clinical Director/Founder McKinnon got his start at an unnamed program in Ft. Worth, Texas.  He also worked for Willow Creek in Arlington, TX and Pathways Treatment Center in Kalispell, MT. 

License Type:   Medical Doctor Type:   State License Number:   MED-PHYS-LIC-6668 Name:   JOHN A MCKINNON License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Medical Examiners City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   08/03/1990 E-mail:   john.mckinnon@gmail.com License Expiration Date:   03/31/2016 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active Insurance Policy:   SPECIALTY Specialty Type: Psychiatry


You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Rosemary McKinnon Co-Founder/Admissions McKinnon is not a licensed educator.  Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx 

License Type:   Licensed Clin Social Worker Type:   State License Number:   BBH-LCSW-LIC-237 Name:   ROSEMARY MCKINNON License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Board of Behavioral Health City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   10/15/2015 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Reciprocity License Status:   Active

License Type:   Licensed Clin Social Worker Type:   State License Number:   SWP-LCSW-LIC-237 Name:   ROSEMARY MCKINNON License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Social Worker City, State Zip:   KALISPELL MT 59901 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   01/01/1991 E-mail:   ROSEMARY40112@MCKINNON License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Reciprocity License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Phillip Moore Maintenance HEAL does not perform professional license checks on maintenance, food service, nor office staff that do not have professional titles nor direct contact with youth.
Melissa Napier Research Assistant Nick Hong was also a behavioral researcher in Oregon before joining Montana Academy.  Napier is also involved in research.  Napier is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Amy Nimmo Team Therapist/Supervisor License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   BBH-LCPC-LIC-11065 Name:   AMY ELIZABETH NIMMO License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Board of Behavioral Health City, State Zip:   WHITEFISH MT 59937 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   10/15/2015 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

License Type:   Licensed Clin Professional Type:   State License Number:   SWP-LCPC-LIC-11065 Name:   AMY ELIZABETH NIMMO License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Social Worker City, State Zip:   WHITEFISH MT 59937 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   12/30/2014 E-mail:   License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Melissa Nutant Team Therapist/Supervisor Also worked at Elmhurst Hospital in Queens, NY  Nutant is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Terri Nutter Team Leader Nutter is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Tim Price Teacher

Full Name: Timothy Robert Price
SEID: 74160
Gender: Male
 
Licenses
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Issued CONVERT   3/18/2013 3/18/2013 7/1/2013 6/30/2018
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Renewed CONVERT   5/7/2008 6/23/2008 7/1/2008 6/30/2013
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   9/22/2003 9/22/2003 7/1/2003 6/30/2008


Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
02S MAT - (All Grades (K-12)) Mathematics Issued CONVERT   3/18/2013 3/18/2013 7/1/2013 6/30/2018
03S PHY - (Secondary (5-12)) Physics Issued CONVERT   3/18/2013 3/18/2013 7/1/2013 6/30/2018

Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov
Jason Rasco Dean

Full Name: Jason A Rasco
SEID: 77814
Gender: Male
 
Licenses
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Class 1 - Professional Teaching Class 1 - Professional Issued CONVERT   10/17/2011 10/17/2011 7/1/2011 6/30/2016
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Class 3 - Administrator Class 3 - Administrative Issued CONVERT   10/17/2011 10/17/2011 7/1/2011 6/30/2016
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Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   6/11/2008 7/1/2008 7/1/2008 6/30/2013
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Class 5 - Alternative License Class 5 - Alternative Inactive CONVERT   10/12/2005 2/27/2006 7/1/2005 6/30/2008


Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
01S ENG - (Secondary (5-12)) English, Language and Literature Issued CONVERT   10/17/2011 10/17/2011 7/1/2011 6/30/2016
Evaluator Groups Worksheet - Administrative Group Rules
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Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov

Charlie Reavis Asst. Team Leader Reavis is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Carol Santa Co-Founder/Director Also involved with Project CRISS (creating independence through student-owned Strategies).  Santa is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Evelyn Santa Food Services HEAL does not perform professional license checks on maintenance, food service, nor office staff that do not have professional titles nor direct contact with youth.
John Santa Co-Founder/Director License Type:   Psychologist Type:   State License Number:   PSY-PSY-LIC-195 Name:   JOHN L SANTA License State:   MT Title:  Licensing Board:   Psychologist City, State Zip:   MARION MT 59925 Business Name:   Phone:   Eligible to Practice:   Phone 2:   Business License Expiration Date:   FAX:   License Issue Date:   03/03/1989 E-mail:   johns@montanaacademy.com License Expiration Date:   12/31/2015 Method:   Exam License Status:   Active

You can file complaints regarding this professional at: http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/email_form.asp

Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Ryan Santa Food Services HEAL does not perform professional license checks on maintenance, food service, nor office staff that do not have professional titles nor direct contact with youth.
Ray Schmitt Night Dorm Manager Schmitt is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Claudette Sexton Night Dorm Manager Sexton reportedly no longer works for this program.
Hope Shamhart Night Staff Supervisor Shamhart is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Debbie Sherman Night Dorm Manager Sherman is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Amy Simpson Team Therapist/Supervisor Simpson is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Rick Stern Teacher

Full Name: Richard Michael Stern
SEID: 74727
Gender: Male
 
Licenses
To review endorsements associated with each of the licenses listed below, click on "Select".
Select Class Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
Select
Class 2 - Standard Teaching Renewal Application Issued CONVERT   7/16/2014 7/22/2014 7/1/2014 6/30/2019
Select
Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Issued CONVERT   3/10/2009 4/2/2009 7/1/2009 6/30/2014
Select
Class 2 - Standard Teaching Class 2 - Standard Inactive CONVERT   10/13/2004 10/13/2004 7/1/2004 6/30/2009


Endorsements For Selected License
Endorsement Description Status Source Recommend App Date Issued Effective Expires
04S BF - (Secondary (5-12)) Social Studies (Broadfield) Issued CONVERT   7/16/2014 7/22/2014 7/1/2014 6/30/2019

Source: https://apps3.opi.mt.gov/MSEIS/NormalPages/Educators.aspx

Please report complaints via e-mail regarding this licensee to: cert@mt.gov

Mandy Torres Sky House Manager Also worked for Hope Ranch, Martin Luther Homes in York, NE, and Sinopah House in Kalispell, MT.  Torres is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
David Wagner Team Leader Wagner is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Greg Windham Team Therapist Windham has worked for several unnamed facilities.*  Windham is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
John York Consultant York is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Holly Zarcone Admin Asst. HEAL does not perform professional license checks on maintenance, food service, nor office staff that do not have professional titles nor direct contact with youth.
Amy Zink Admin Asst. HEAL does not perform professional license checks on maintenance, food service, nor office staff that do not have professional titles nor direct contact with youth.
Andy Connelly Weekend Staff Connelly is not a licensed mental health nor medical professional in MT.  Source: https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
     
     
     
     
NO NAMES NO TITLES There is no further information regarding staff at this time.*
*(Montana 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.)
Survivor Report--Ethan Schur

 

 Last Updated:  October 28th, 2015

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