The Dr. William B. Dean Academic Learning Support Program seeks to help all Hockaday students PK-12 reach their maximum potential. All students at Hockaday are welcome to receive help from The Dr. William B. Dean Academic Learning Support Program – whether or not they have a diagnosed learning difference. Ultimately, the department’s goals are to empower all students in self-advocacy in order to meet success and to assist teachers in the practice of differentiating instruction through best practices.