About Greystone Academy
Greystone Academy is a hybrid school offering the flexibility of homeschooling with the benefits of a private school.
Our mission is to provide a community for home-schooled students, to offer an inclusive atmosphere where students of all academic levels are welcome, to design adaptive classroom styles that accommodate accelerated learners and those who need extra attention.
Families of all faiths are welcome and we teach from a Christian worldview.
What We Offer
- Small class sizes
- Accommodation for different learning styles
- 2 days per week
- Trained, equipped, experienced teachers
- Composition (using The Lost Tools of Writing)
- Dual Enrollment option with Cairn University (not offered 2021-2022)
Greystone teachers are chosen for their specific training and experience. Each teacher brings a special expertise to his or her set of classes, and all Greystone teachers continue their education through a variety of opportunities.
Teachers use The Nicene Creed as our statement of faith.
Christine Mooradian, M.S. – Head of School
Additional Experience: Head Mentor for the Mid Atlantic Region of the Circe Institute Apprenticeship Program – teaching teachers the art of classical education and the craft of The Lost Tools of Writing.
Recent Training and Certifications: Circe Apprenticeship Graduate 2015 – certified classical teacher, certified to teach The Lost Tools of Writing; Touchstones Discussion Project Level 1; Certified with ipat people insights to administer career assessment testing.
Formal Education: M.A. Liberal Arts from St. John’s College, Annapolis; MD, M.S. Organizational Psychology, B.S. Psychology/Journalism, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX.
Recent Training and Certifications: Novare Science and Math, Summer Mastery Workshop; Philadalphia Writers’ Workshop.
Formal Education: B.A. in History, Thomas Edison State University.
Teaching experience: Twelve years (2009-present) as private tutor in subjects ranging from beginner piano, Latin, physics, and math. Nine years as teacher on staff at Greystone Academy – debate, logic, physics, earth science, chemistry, biology, history, Humane Letters, math tutoring.
Youth experience: High school baseball assistant in Hamilton Township, New Jersey. Ten years as volunteer with youth ministry at Hope Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville, New Jersey.
Mr. Mooradian spent most of his educational life devoted to individualized attention, honest reading, and intellectual activity. After being homeschooled for high school in a classical setting, he earned his B.A. from St. John’s College, the institution of great books and conversations. His time as a student illuminated the value of face-to-face approach with challenging texts, a skill that translates to everything else in life. Currently he is pursuing an at M.A. in Music Therapy at Immaculata University. He has worked as a Music Assistant at St. John’s, and as a private instructor of music and English in Armenia.
Students from Pennsylvania elect to acquire their High School diploma from one of the many diploma-granting organizations recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide diplomas to graduates of Pennsylvania home education programs.
If you are homeschooled in Pennsylvania, you live in one of the only states in the country where you can graduate as a homeschooler and receive a recognized diploma.
All students at Greystone Academy, LLC are under the homeschool umbrella, should be registered with their school district as such, and select an advisor to oversee their work at the end of each year. Greystone Academy will provide documentation for Greystone classes to submit to advisors.