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Kori Hockett - Alternatives in Education
Kori Hockett discusses her eighteen years at Wheaton Academy, first as a social studies teacher, then as Assistant Principal, and since 2017 as Principal. She discusses the school‘s philosophy, the student application and selection process, tuition and the availability of scholarships. She also talks about the school's unique curriculum, including Winterim (winter interim experiences), Project LEAD, advisory groups, Living Curriculum and religious classes. Finally, she addresses the challenges and advantages of being an independent religious school as well as Wheaton's funding, teacher backgrounds, accreditation, and Wheaton Academy's successful extracurricular programs.