FACULTY & STAFF


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.

Mrs. Ashlea Kirkland Haynes, M.Ed.

Chief Student Development Officer

Dr. Laura Spencer

Dr. Laura Spencer

Chief Academic Innovation Officer

Directors

Mrs. Shirley Alvarez

Mrs. Shirley Alvarez

Assistant Director of Flex Academy

Ms. Crystal Casey

Interim Director of Virtual Academy

Mrs. Misty Cervantes

Mrs. Misty Cervantes

Associate Director of Special Education

Dr. Jennifer Edick

Dr. Jennifer Edick

Interim Director of Special Education

Mr. Evan Jorgensen

Mr. Evan Jorgensen

Director of Homeschool Academy

Mrs. Karen Makkai

Mrs. Karen Makkai

Director of MTSS

Mrs. Kristine Mason

Mrs. Kristine Mason

Associate Director - Homeschool | SOAR

Mrs. Lupe Rodriguez

Mrs. Lupe Rodriguez

CTE Associate Director

Ms. Teresa Schaeffer

Ms. Teresa Schaeffer

Director of Community Relations

Mrs. Antonette Sims

Mrs. Antonette Sims

Director of Assessment and Accountability

Mrs. Monique Waithe

Director of Flex Academy

Ms. Chelsie Wright

Ms. Chelsie Wright

Homeschool Assistant Director

Coordinators

Mrs. Amberlee Potrero

Mrs. Amberlee Potrero

Compliance Coordinator | Teacher of Record - Virtual

Mr. Nolan Smith

Mr. Nolan Smith

Marketing Coordinator

Mrs. Ashly Steele

Mrs. Ashly Steele

Credit Recovery | Acceleration Coordinator

Mrs. Marisa Thompson

Mrs. Marisa Thompson

Curriculum Coordinator

Mr. Christopher Waithe

Mr. Christopher Waithe

IT - Technology Support Coordinator

Mrs. Allison Watters

Mrs. Allison Watters

Coordinator of Teacher Support

Mrs. Michelle Wood

Mrs. Michelle Wood

Coordinator of Schoolwide Systems and Supports