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Accreditation, Awards, Memberships

Last Updated: 12/4/2019 7:13 PM


  • Approved by the Illinois State Board of Education
  • West Campus in Arlington Heights services students in grades 6-12 with Emotional Disabilities, Autism, Learning Disability, and Other Health Impairments
  • West Campus in Arlington Heights also has an Extension of Services program (EOS) for 17 to 21-year old students to bridge the gap from high school to college/career success
  • East Campus in Glenview services students in grades 9-12 with Emotional Disabilities, Autism, Learning Disability, and Other Health Impairments

NewHope Memberships

Illinois Association of Private Special Education Centers (IAPSEC)
National Association of Private Special Educational Centers (NAPSEC)

Staff Memberships to Organizations and Associations

American Psychological Association (APA)
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
Council for Exceptional Children
Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI)
Illinois Art Education Association
Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
​Illinois Principal's Association
Illinois Psychological Association (IPA)
Illinois School Counselor Association
National Association of Social Workers

National Council for Social Studies
National Council for Teachers of English
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)
National Science Teacher Association (NSTA)
Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society

Phi Delta Kappa Inc.
Psi Chi: The International Honor Society in Psychology

Other Staff Achievements

Illinois Holocaust Museum Educational Advisory Board
Holocaust and Jewish Resistance Teachers Program 2014 Fellowship
National Certified Counselor

Nefesh Chicago Board Vice President
Student Leadership Day Coordinator