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Jeff Carretto, Head of Academy

Jeff has more than 11 years of experience in public and private schools, having worked both in general education and with students with special needs.
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Conrad Goetz, Math Teacher

Conrad is a Brook Road Academy graduate from the class of 2011. He has a passion for teaching students who may thrive in a close-knit setting like he did.
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George Fisher, Art 1, 2, Art Exploratory

George taught with Henrico County Public Schools for 10 years and is also a professional musician. He holds fine arts degrees from VCU.
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Chris May, Special Education Coordinator, Philosophy Elective

Chris has taught students with various emotional, behavioral, and learning disabilities for 13 years.
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Israel Melendez, Spanish 1-4

Israel has over 15 years of experience in public and private education, and came to Virginia after serving in the United States Air Force.
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Andrew Melton, Social Studies

Andrew has a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from VCU as well as a Master of Teaching degree in Secondary Education.
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Roxanne Priest, Athletic Coordinator

Roxanne has served in the field of education for more than 20 years in both public and private schools.
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Recent News

mother using school refusal intervention tactics to help daughter

10 School Refusal Intervention Tactics That Work

Helping your child manage symptoms of school refusal can feel like you’re navigating an impossible mountain range. There are steep passes, confusing turns, and unknown territories. Even though it’s difficult,

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How To Handle Children That Refuse School

If you’ve spent every morning for the last several weeks, trying to convince your panicked, anxiety-ridden child to go to school, only to see them immediately brighten up when they

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How Different Kids Exhibit School Refusal Behavior

Parents whose child displays school refusal behavior likely wishes they’d stumble upon a guidebook, or manual of sorts, to help them better understand and help their children. What is most

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