The Elite team is dedicated to our mission of transforming independent study in public education so ALL students graduate well prepared for the 21st century.

Highly qualified

Committed to providing a superior independent study program

Believe in their students’ ability to learn

Our faculty and staff are passionate about providing an exceptional education to all students regardless of their race, income or special needs. They are committed to creating a school atmosphere of high academic rigor with a culture of learning and respect.

Academic Leaders

Mrs. Ashlea Kirkland Haynes, M.Ed.

Chief Student Development Officer

Dr. Laura Spencer

Chief Academic Innovation Officer

Academy Directors

Mr. Evan Jorgensen

Director of Homeschool Academy

Mrs. Monique Waithe

Director of Flex Academy

Student Support Team

Mrs. Karen Makkai

Director of Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS)

Mrs. Antonette Sims

Director of Assessment

Marisa Thompson

Curriculum Coordinator

Ms. Citlalli Ramirez

School Counselor

Ms. Nicole Lively

Lead Counselor

Enrichment Leaders

Mr. Andy Allanson

Athletic Lead

Tom Olson

Adventure Lead

Nolan Smith

Digital Marketing Lead

Community Relations

Ms. Teresa Schaffer

Director of Community Relations

Special Education Leaders

Dr. Jen Edick

Special Education Coordinator