Welcome, CRA Alumni

While at Compass Rose Academy, you experienced healing and growth through being part of a supportive community that gathered around you with grace and truth. The Alumni Association provides a way for you to continue to experience the healing power of connection through an ongoing community of support. Stay Connected, Unique, Loved, and Empowered through ongoing connection with others on a shared journey of growth and healing.

  • January 25

    The Fundamentals of Teaching Family Model

    At Compass Rose Academy, our direct care staff use the Teaching Family Model (TFM), a relational, evidenced-based, trauma-informed model of care focused on increasing life skill development in children and teens. When using TFM, our direct care staff engage in daily teaching interactions to help teens learn social and relationship…

  • January 11

    What will you do about your relationships this year?

    As you reflect on 2022 and look forward to the rest of 2023, are you content with what you see in your personal, professional, and even familial relationships? I observe that many people go from day to day, month to month, and year to year with the awareness that many,…

  • December 16

    Out of Darkness Comes Light

    The Friday after Thanksgiving this year was similar to those in the past - our family dug out the Christmas storage boxes, put up the fresh tree, and turned on the jolly tunes as we decorated. However, something was different this time around. After putting the lights on the tree,…

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Join the Team!

The Alumni Association events and communications are open to all former students and parents who desire to stay connected. We are looking for Alumni Parents who would like to participate in the Alumni Association Committee to help with communication, event planning, and other activities. Email us and let us know you’re interested in learning more about the committee!

Participate in events!

It was a good experience to share our experience since graduation and to hear that our challenges are not unique. We found it encouraging to talk with other parents who understood this parenting road, and as always, traveled home refreshed to keep moving forward in our journey.

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Students served since 2012.



Graduations year to date as of September 2022.



Families active in the brand new CRA Alumni Association as of September 2022.


Upcoming Alumni Events

Tell Us Your Story

We want to hear from you! Where has your path taken you since graduating from CRA? How did your time at CRA help launch you into living a life of purpose?

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Give the gift of healing and growth. Gifts to Compass Rose can be designated toward capital projects, the general fund, or financial assistance for current/future students.