PO Box 1107 | Bonners Ferry, Idaho 83805 | 208-267-7717

Lon WoodburyLon Woodbury, MA, CEP

Lon Woodbury is an educational consultant who has worked with parent choice, private pay Schools and Programs for struggling teens since 1984.  Prior to that, he taught in the public schools and was involved in public policy working for the U.S. Senate and for the Executive office of the President.  He received his B.S. and M.A. degrees from the University of Idaho.  He offers a nationwide referral service for parents of adolescents with behavioral and emotional problems.


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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.
(Voice 208-267-7717)


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., Salem OR.
Bachelor of Science: Education, 1962, University of Idaho, Moscow.


President, Woodbury Reports Inc., Bonners Ferry, Idaho, 1989-present.

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

IECA Conference, Philadelphia November 15, 2005

Panel Moderator: Is Addiction A Disease Or A Choice?

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