Curriculum Vitae of
LON E. WOODBURY
PO Box 1107
Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805
Educational Consultant (independent), specializing in
emotional growth schools & programs.
President, Woodbury Reports Inc., PO Box 1107, Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805.
Independent Educational Consultants Association (IECA) - Member
Nominations Committee 2005-07
Certified Educational Planner (C.E.P.)
Education Industry Association - Member
Outdoor Behavior Healthcare Industry Council - Affiliate
Master of Arts, 1981, University of Idaho, Moscow.
Thesis, "Foley-Alton Congressional Campaign of 1978"
Coe Foundation Fellowship in American Civilization, 1964, Willamette U.,
Bachelor of Science: Education, 1962, University of Idaho, Moscow.
President, Woodbury Reports Inc., Bonners Ferry, Idaho,
Educational Consultant - Publisher of the Newsletter "Woodbury Reports
– Places for Struggling Teens," Publisher of the annual Directory,
The PARENT EMPOWERMENT HANDBOOK, and consultations with parents with out-of-control
teenagers for the purpose of referral to appropriate schools and programs.
Publisher - the local north Idaho newspaper on the Internet, RuralNorthWest.com
Admissions Director, Rocky Mountain Academy, Bonners
Ferry, Idaho, 1984-1989.
Presented the Rocky Mountain Academy program (a CEDU School) to referring
professionals and parents, screen applicants for appropriateness, and
conduct on-campus initial interview and orientation with prospective students
and their parents. Built the enrollment to a high of 200 students.
Sales, Health and Life Insurance, Northwestern Mutual
Life, Transamerica Life and others, Seattle and Spokane, Washington, 1974-1983.
State Coordinator and Field Representative, Federal
Office of Economic Opportunity/Region X, Seattle, Washington, 1970-1973.
Grant Management and program supervision of anti-poverty programs run
by the Governors of Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, and Community
Action Agencies throughout the four-state region. Conducted training sessions
and provided assistance to citizen groups (ethnic minorities, welfare
mothers, senior citizens, low-income groups, etc.) in effecting change
through legal and non-violent methods of citizen activity.
Special Assistant, U.S. Senator Len B. Jordan (ID),
Washington D.C. 1968-1970.
Track legislation, conduct research and maintain casework for The Senator.
Research Assistant, to the National Director of the
Nixon-for-President campaign, Washington D.C., 1968.
Research as assigned, primarily tracking and analyzing public opinion
shifts of standard groups on issues and presidential candidates throughout
the campaign as measured by the leading public opinion polls, and relating
that to demographic pattern developments. The reports were used as raw
data by the campaign steering committee.
High School Teacher, Social Studies, Coeur d'Alene,
Idaho and Fern Ridge, Oregon Public School Districts, 1962-1967.
Outstanding Young Men of American, 1976.
Who's Who in American Education, 1995-present.
THE NEW LIBERAL, a University of Idaho college political
journal, Editor, 1962-63.
"Foley-Alton Congressional Campaign of 1978" unpublished Thesis,
U. of Idaho. 1981.
"Youth-At-Risk -- Toward a New Resource," in book YOUTH AT RISK,
Paul Varnes, Editor, 1993.
WOODBURY REPORTS newsletter, 1989 to present. All issues
available on the archives on the website www.strugglingteens.com.
PARENT EMPOWERMENT HANDBOOK (was PLACES FOR STRUGGLING
TEENS), a directory of schools and programs screened for safety and effectiveness
for determined parents with children making poor decisions. Available
through Woodbury Reports Inc. Published annually since 1993.
Association for Educators in Private Practice (Now Education Industry
Association), July 28, 2001 Los Angeles – Moderator.
Specialty Schools: a Growing Opportunity
IECA Workshop: Nov. 2, 2001, Tampa Florida
Survey Results: What Parents and Alumni of Parent-Choice Residential
Programs say about them.
IECA Workshop: Nov. 13, 2004, New Orleans
Internet – Pitfalls, Perils & Opportunities
Bonners Ferry Rotary: Jan. 11, 2005
Parent Choice Network
Bonners Ferry Chamber of Commerce, March 24, 2005
The national network of Parent-choice residential schools and programs
for struggling teens.
Northwest Regional NATSAP Conference, August 2005
The CEDU Experience
Internet: Pitfalls, Perils and Opportunities
Philadelphia November 15, 2005
Panel Moderator: Is Addiction A Disease Or A Choice?