Category: Landmark Education

Landmark Education: Stress fear in $700 child forum

WA children as young as eight who attend “life-changing” coaching sessions by a controversial US company could have difficulty with their schoolwork afterwards, according to experts. Landmark Education, a multi-million dollar corporation based in San Francisco, is charging families $700 a child to attend its Forum for Young People, which it claims creates “breakthrough results”. About 40 WA children aged from eight to 12 are enrolled in the intensive three-day workshop, which will be held in Perth in August. The course will see children skip school on a Friday, working from 9am to 6pm for three days straight

Landmark Education Withdraws Lawsuit Against Critic

Landmark Education Withdraws Lawsuit Against Rick Ross as a Result of Recent Court Decision SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ — Landmark Education, an international training and development company, has withdrawn its lawsuit initiated in New Jersey against Rick Ross containing a number of claims regarding his statements and actions that have unfairly damaged their business and relationships with customers and prospective customers. Landmark Education’s legal counsel withdrew the lawsuit as the result of a recent decision by the New Jersey Appellate Court, which decision impacted Landmark Education’s claims against Ross. In light of this unforeseen development, Landmark Education determined that

Tuition expenses probed

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s audit of its No. 2 official included a look at $6,000 in tuition expenses for seven workers to attend a seminar by Landmark Education. David S. Hefner, according to an e-mail from Landmark general counsel Art Schreiber, was a part-time contract employee of Landmark from October 1992 until June 2004. That would mean Hefner had been chief operating officer at Hershey Medical Center for 18 months while still a contract employee of Landmark. Hefner said he continues to serve as a volunteer on a Landmark advisory committee and receives reimbursement for travel expenses

Fears as ‘life-change’ firm recruits in Brum

Young Midland professionals are being recruited by a controversial American company which claims to provide life-changing coaching sessions. But concerns have been raised about Landmark Education, a firm which has previously been investigated by the Cult Information Centre. The majority of its growing army of members are aged between 25 and 44, and work in professional, technical or managerial roles. The organisation, which has links to a Californian group which folded in the 1980s, recently met at an address on Smallbrook Queensway in Birmingham. And the Sunday Mercury has learned that introductory home visits are now available for Midlanders who