Currey Ingram Academy welcomes Dr. Hope Link as our new Director of College Counseling.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Hope Link to our Currey Ingram community as Director of College Counseling. Her enthusiasm, expertise and passion are fully aligned with our commitment to develop our students as life-long learners. Dr. Link's experience as both a former high school college counselor as well as a current college professor allow her a strategic advantage when working with our families. She is uniquely equipped to help every student navigate the complex waters of post-secondary education,” said Joy Young, Upper School Division Director.
As Director of College Counseling, Dr. Link will oversee the Currey Ingram College Counseling Office, serving students in grades 9-12 (and their parents) through the college search and admissions process.
“I am thrilled to join the Upper School team at Currey Ingram Academy. It is a beautiful picture to see a student engage in work, converse with friends, and exhibit his or her strengths. One of the most rewarding experiences is to watch a student flourish toward self-assurance. I look forward to assisting each student as he or she discovers how unique gifts and talents will guide life transitions, college, and career. I believe to growis to achieve.”
Dr. Link brings years of experience in the teaching and college counseling fields. She earned a bachelor's degree in human growth and family studies from Samford University and a master’s degree in counseling psychology/rehabilitation and a doctorate in educational psychology, both from The University of Memphis.
Currently, she is Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at Aquinas College. Prior to joining the faculty at Aquinas, Dr. Link was an Instructor of Psychology at Liberty University (VA). Before her college teaching career, Dr. Link served as a College Counselor at Pope John Paul II High School (Hendersonville) and as Director of Guidance and Academics at Immaculate Conception Cathedral School (Memphis).
Dr. Link and her husband, Steven, are the parents of John Parker, a CIA fourth-grader, along with two younger children, William and Katherine.
Currey Ingram Academy is an exemplary K-12 day school that empowers students with learning differences to reach their fullest potential. Since 2002, the school has been located on an 83-acre campus in Brentwood, Tenn., just miles from Nashville and Franklin. Families from 33 states and eight countries cite the school as their primary reason for moving to Middle Tennessee.
Currey Ingram Academy is accredited by the Southern Association of Independent Schools (SAIS) and AdvancEd/Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI).