The Avalon School
of Astrology was founded by David
and Fei Cochrane. David has a keen personal interest in
education. Fei's degree is Bachelor of Science in Education and supported
and has keen interest in David's vision. They both have interest
in education and advancing astrologt into higher education level through
licensed vocational astrology school. This is the key motivator of
pioneered a private elementary school in the 1970's because he felt,
education should be an exciting, challenging process where teachers
love sharing their knowledge and develop a bond with their students.
that David helped create over 20 years ago is still in operation
people share David's dream of creating and Astrology school that
is academically rigorous as well as a place where both students
and faculty feel
appreciated and respected
where teachers love the subject matter that they teach and at the
same time and love their students.
the support and contributions of many dozens of other
people made David and Fei's dream materialized. The Avalon School
of Astrology emerged and now fully operating as a licensed Vocational
Astrology School in Florida. We are blessed to have many creative,
talented, and generous people working to make Avalon a very special
school. Avalon really
is a dream-come-true, and fortunately there are many people who
share this dream and
we are confident that Avalon will flourish and continue to succeed
this dream a reality.
Avalon School of Astrology was established as a Florida Corporation
in the year 2002, and in the same year 501(c)(3) non-profit status
by the federal government. A license to operate as a post-secondary
vocational school was granted by the Commission for Independent
Education by the
state of Florida on the 12th of February 2003. License #2858. The
school opens its doors and the first classes begin in August, 2003.
PHILOSOPHY, MISSION STATEMENT, AND GOALS:
Avalon School of Astrology inspires the student to think critically,
even skeptically, and analyze the evidence for the many different
astrological analysis. At the same time, the student is also given clear and
practical methods to apply the theory and to operate successfully as a professional
astrological consultant and other professions in the field of astrology.
The mission of The Avalon School of Astrology is to produce graduates who have
an extensive knowledge of a great number of astrological traditions and schools
of thought, professional hands on consultant training, and to successfully
apply at least one system of astrology in analyzing and counseling clients,
such as teaching, speaking, writing, entertainment (parties, cruises, etc.).
The student who fulfills all requirements and graduates from The Avalon School
of Astrology will master a vast vocabulary of technical astrological terms,
and be able to effectively and competently employ this knowledge of astrology.
The goal of The Avalon School of Astrology is to produce graduates who represent
a new kind of astrology for the 21st century, an astrology that is ethical
and based on academically rigorous study. The student receives practical and
specific hands on training that enables the graduating student to succeed in
a professional astrology consulting skills, and other career that utilizes
the expertise gained at The Avalon School of Astrology.