Teaching-Family Association

The residential model used at Alpine Academy is based on the principles of the Teaching-Family Model. The Teaching-Family Model is one of the most researched and respected models of intervention in use today. Alpine Academy is accredited by the Teaching-Family Association. To learn more about the Teaching-Family Association, visit teaching-family.org.

AdvancED Accreditation

Alpine Academy is a Special Purpose School, accredited by AdvancED, a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts rigorous, on-site reviews of schools and school systems. Learn more about how AdvancED is committed to improving schools and student learning at www.advanc-ed.org.


Alpine Academy is a member of the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP) and is a NATSAP Research Designated Program. NATSAP is a national resource for programs and professionals assisting young people beleaguered by emotional and behavioral difficulties. For more information, visit www.natsap.org.


Alpine Academy is a member of the National Association of Private Special Education Centers (NAPSEC) which represents private early intervention services, schools, residential therapeutic centers, postsecondary and adult living programs. Visit www.napsec.org for more information.