|Leadership : A Word From Our Director|
Welcome to Halstrom Academy Walnut Creek!
The students and staff of the Walnut Creek campus take great pride in being a campus that is warm and welcoming to everyone. Here you will meet students from all over the Bay Area who bring a wealth of different experiences with them and provide our campus with a diverse group of learners. Our students work together and support one another in an academic environment that is different from the traditional large classroom.
Working one-to-one with their teachers, our students experience success, which breeds confidence and motivation. Flexible scheduling means less time in the classroom and allows students to take classes during optimal learning times. This gives them plenty of time to do schoolwork without having to burn the midnight oil. Strong academics combined with support systems allow our students to grow both academically and personally. We invite you to come visit our campus to see this unique educational environment where our students are learning, growing, and achieving.
Carol Rupp is the Campus Director for Halstrom Academy Walnut Creek. Prior to becoming campus director at the Walnut Creek location, she spent nine years with Huntington Learning Center, first as the Director of Education and then Center Director. She was responsible for designing the academic programs for the students as well as ensuring the financial success of the center. Before working at Huntington, she spent 17 years teaching middle school science, math, literature, history, and leadership in both the public and private sectors. While at Excelsior Middle School in Byron, CA, she was awarded Teacher of the Year for the district as well as winner of the PTSA Academic Leader award. Throughout her career, her specialty has been in curriculum design and working with students who have learning differences. Carol received her Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies, Multiple-Subject Teaching Credential and Supplementary Science credential from California State University, Chico, and a Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction and a Post-Masters Certificate of Education in Education Leadership Management from Capella University.
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