We are so happy to welcome Mrs. Countess Hodges to the Hope Academy School Board! Hodges has resided in Bentonville more than 40 years; however, she is a native Texan having grown up on the rim of Palo Dura Canyon. She received a BS in Education from Abilene Christian University before moving to Arkansas where […]
We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Kathy Morledge has joined the Hope Academy School Board! Dr. Morledge has worked in public education for more than 40 years. She has served as a teacher, counselor, principal, professional developer, lobbyist, editor, curriculum developer, district administrator, professional organization assistant executive director, college professor and leadership specialist. In […]
We’re so excited to unveil the new Hope Academy mascot!
Titan will begin 3rd grade at Hope Academy in August 2020. His mother, Christy, sat down with us to share his story and to share her excitement about Hope Academy and what a trauma-informed school will be able to offer her son. We are so excited to welcome Titan and all of the other students […]
University of Arkansas students from the Office of Play Therapy Research & Training by Adam Sloter, Hope Academy Community Liaison We are roughly six months out from the opening of Hope Academy of Northwest Arkansas. For those of us putting the school together this exciting! There is a lot of work to be done, and […]
by Adam Sloter, Hope Academy Community Liaison As many of you know, Hope Academy of Northwest Arkansas will be the first Trauma-informed school in the state. This is a big deal! Trauma-informed education is a relatively new field of study. It has only seen prevalent use for the past 25 years, and most schools in […]