What is C.A.T.E.S. Academy?

``My daughter was depressed at home and at school and within the first week of going to C.A.T.E.S. Academy, my beautiful 'Emmy' was back.``

Individualized Therapeutic Education

C.A.T.E.S. Academy is…

…a partnership between 4Families, Inc, whose co-Founders are Kent & Karen Robson, and Faith Christian Ministries (FCM), whose Founder is Dr. Paul Cates. (For more detail on 4Families, Inc, click here. For more information on FCM, click here.)

‘Individualized Therapeutic Education (ITE)’, for those students who, because of various circumstances, may be challenged by learning or may learn differently. (What is ITE? Click here.)

…specifically designed to support children who have experienced trauma and have anxiety or anxiety disorder. We specialize in working with adopted kids. (For more detail, click here.)

…Cognitive Evaluations that is led by Dr. Paul Cates, the original author of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP). (For more detail regarding Cognitive Evaluations, click here; for IEP’s (and 504’s), click here.)

A Partnership that Works

C.A.T.E.S. Academy is also…

…supported by Dr. Eboni Webb & The Village of Kairos.

…under the umbrella of Faith Christian Academy, we are members of TANAS (Tennessee Association of Non-Public Academic Schools) and ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International). (For more details on TANAS and ACSI, click on their name.)

…Track Education that provides Educational, Emotional and Therapeutic Support for the child and family from sunup to sundown. (For more detail on Tracks, click here.)

…focused education with an average teacher:student ratio of 1:4. (For more detail on Classroom Make-up, click here.)

Dr. Paul Cates, leading authority on Cognitive Education and original author of the IEP, along with his son and colleague, Dr. Kirk Cates, evaluates every child and makes recommendations regarding curriculum and daily structure. Our trained staff consults with Dr. Cates on a consistent basis (sometimes daily) to ensure that each student is progressing.

If you would like to have more information on whether C.A.T.E.S. Academy might be a good fit for your child, either e-mail kent@4families.org or call Kent Robson, Co-Founder & Headmaster of C.A.T.E.S. Academy at (844) 54-FAMILY -or- (844) 543-2645.