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Our Staff

We have an excellent, professional team that’s dedicated to the success of each and every child in our care. Our program managers work in the classrooms with our scholars, guiding them to solve real-world problems in a structured learning environment. Our directors work with scholars and program managers to ensure every child is working toward his or her highest potential.

If you ever have a question or concern about your child’s education, we welcome you to contact his or her project manager. We are here to serve you.

Academy Leadership

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Dan Busse
General Manager
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Dan Barbour
Assistant General Manager
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Paul Stephenson
Director of Engineering & Design Career Pathways
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Constance Dove
Director of Advancement
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Melanie Feger
Administrative Assistant
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Mary Lou Lopez
Administrative Assistant
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Chrisanna Lane
Attendance Specialist
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Nadyne Shimada
Special Education Director, AP English, English 10
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Stephen Howden
Achievement Coach
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April Marquez
Academy Social Worker and Homeless Liaison
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Project Managers

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Shelly Bethke
Middle School SciMatics/Fundamental Connections
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Darlene Cox
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John Crawford
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Jessica Del Curto
English, Special Education, Publishing
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Esther DeSoto
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Brennan Divett
Spanish/New Mexico History
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Carol Donlin
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Laurie Erickson
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Edward Garcia
Social Studies and AP History
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Scott Gullett
Career Pathways/English 10
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Nevelyn Headrick
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Andrew Hostetler
Mathematics/CAD Design Challenge
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Sean Hurley
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Cheryl Kerby
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Candice Lemons
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Michelle Montoya
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Brian Montoya
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Kim Pierce
Algebra, Data Analysis, and Probability
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Krista Pink
Middle School Special Education
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Danielle Plomaritas
Biomedical Sciences
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Jessika Potter
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Emily Romero
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Bonnie Smith
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Janisse Vazquez
Humanities
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Sarah Woodford
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Valerie Zink
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