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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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AFG (Algebra II)

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Constance Dove Castilleja
Director of Advancement
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Edward Garcia
Dean of Scholars
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Melanie Feger
Administrative Assistant
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Laurie Erickson
Special Ed Instructional Leader
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Mary Lou Lopez
Administrative Assistant
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Chrisanna Lane
Registrar/Attendance/STARs Coordinator - Request a transcript via email
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Nadyne Shimada
English 12 and Data Science
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April Marquez
Academy Social Worker and Homeless Liaison
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Kylee Shurter
Achievement Coach/Counselor
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Project Managers

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Sandie Beaudet
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Landrick Brody
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Christopher Castilleja
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Jessica Del Curto
English, Special Education, Publishing
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Esther DeSoto
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Carol Donlin
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Rachael Eberhardt
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Lisa Flores
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Dain Forsythe
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Nevelyn Headrick
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Sean Hurley
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Cheryl Kerby
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Candice Lemons
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Barbara McCann
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Michala Mecklenburg
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Les Miller
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Michelle Montoya
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Brian Montoya
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Bahador Mousavi
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John Padoven
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Kim Pierce
Algebra, Data Analysis, and Probability
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Krista Pink
AP World and NM History
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Danielle Plomaritas
Biomedical Sciences
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Dr. Patricio Rojas
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Emily Romero
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Bonnie Smith
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Alex Tharinger
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Janisse Vazquez
Humanities
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Tammy Wright
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Valerie Zink
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