Keys Academy History
The first KEYS Academy in Culpeper, Virginia was founded by Sally Twentey and Deborah Moore, owners of Counseling Interventions. KEYS Academy opened its doors in October 2011 as a response to local needs for Students with Disabilities. Karen Alexander was its first teacher, and served as Director from 2011-2017. Karen Alexander now serves as Mentor Director for all KEYS Academy schools. KEYS Academy is now a division of Health Connect America.
KEYS Academy-Culpeper serves students from public school systems in Culpeper, Orange, Madison, Fauquier, Spotsylvania, Green, Louisa, Albemarle and Rappahannock Counties. In response to growth needs from the area communities, KEYS Academy-Culpeper expanded from 27 seats to 40 seats in 2015, and plans were made to open a new school. It serves elementary, middle, high, and post-secondary students with disabilities. Stefan Orange moved into the Director position in August 2017.
KEYS Academy-Charlottesville opened in August 2015 due to growing local needs, and serves students from Charlottesville City, Waynesboro City, Albemarle, Nelson, Orange, Greene, Louisa, and Fluvanna Counties. KEYS Academy-Charlottesville has a 24 seat capacity, and serves elementary, middle, and high school students with disabilities. Janna Kincaid is the Director.