Burning Tree West is proud to be members of National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP); our staff attends National and Regional conferences every year benefitting from professional development, continuing educational credits, and networking.

Members of NATSAP provide residential, therapeutic, and/or education services to children, adolescents, and young adults entrusted to them by parents and guardians. The common mission of NATSAP members is to promote the healthy growth, learning, motivation, and personal well-being of program participants. The objective of member therapeutic and educational programs is to provide excellent treatment for program participants; treatment that is rooted in good-hearted concern for their well-being and growth; respect for them as human beings; and sensitivity to their individual needs and integrity.

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IECA - Independent Educational Consultants Associations
Burning Tree West staff attends IECA’s National and Regional conferences every year to ensure that our staff understands the very latest trends in admission, learning theory, and adolescent behavior. IECA's national office handles parent requests for referrals in real time and their print directory, updated annually, can be found in most private schools, college admission offices, and is mailed to parents and professionals promptly. On average IECA members, have visited and evaluated more than 150 campuses each, annually about 20% of their time to stay knowledgeable and up-to-date.

IECA members sign an annual pledge that governs their interactions with schools, colleges, programs, students, and parents. They agree to avoid any action that distorts or misrepresents a student’s record or interferes with admission personnel’s ability to get an accurate picture of a student. IECA members affirm yearly that they will accept no compensation from a university, college, or any institution in exchange for placement. Upon request Burning Tree West can provide you with a list of IECA members that have placed students at Burning Tree West or visited our campus.

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University of Arizona
The University of Arizona campuses are located 3.5 miles from Burning Tree West. The University of Arizona offers a wide variety of academic programs, many of which are among the nation's best. Students can choose from more than 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees through 20 colleges and 11 schools on three campuses.

As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship. We aim to empower our graduates to be leaders in solving complex societal problems. Whether in teaching, research, outreach or student engagement, access and quality are the defining attributes of the University of Arizona’s mission.

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Pima Community College
At Pima Community College, everyone has a chance to learn, grow and achieve. They believe that the advancement of one student contributes to the progress of the whole community.

Whether you're going to college for the first time or coming back after years away, they can help you reach your goals. Their small classes, affordable tuition, flexible class schedules, and multiple locations make Pima the perfect place to start or resume your college education.

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Arizona Guide
Burning Tree West is an exceptional sober community, providing over 300 meetings per week in various 12 step fellowships and thousands of sober people, both young and old. Burning Tree West is famous for its dramatic beauty; the Sonoran Desert covers this region with spectacular cacti - including the giant saguaro, a symbol of the American Southwest. Cactus forests lead to rolling grasslands, riparian streams, hoodoo mountain ranges and evergreen sky islands.

Mountain ranges in all directions offer scenic drives, hiking, and even snow skiing. Burning Tree West is Arizona’s second most-populous city. Burning Tree West’s legendary winter sunshine and saguaro-and-sunset landscape have attracted visitors for decades. Its restorative climate and casual pace are a natural setting for today’s destination spas, resort hotels and championship golf courses. Burning Tree West’s thriving visual and performing arts scene, respected galleries and museums and trend-setting restaurants reflect its vibrant multicultural heritage.

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