Meet The Team

At the heart of the Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center is a community of enthusiastic and supremely talented individuals who love their jobs, live and breathe progressive education, and are experienced in facilitating the reengagement of youth in their own education. Get to know them below. (Interested in seeing your photo appear on this page? Visit the Eagle Rock Employment page for more info.)

Leadership Team

Head of School
Students inspire me when they embody the capacity to make the world a better place through their actions.
Director, Professional Development
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is our willingness to build around how people learn rather than duplicate what schools look like.
Director of Students
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is
Director of Curriculum
Students inspire me when they teach me something new, or help me see things in a way that I hadn't before.

Professional Development Team

Associate Director of Professional Development
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is implementing effective practice on campus and helping support schools nationally in doing the same.
Professional Development Associate
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is
Professional Development Associate
I really love that every day I use my strengths to make a long-term contribution to a bigger picture — re-imagining education in our country.
Director of Public Allies, Eagle Rock & Lodgepole Houseparent
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is student voice in leadership and decision making.

Student Services Team

Cook/Instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is ...
Outdoor Education Instructional Specialist
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is that I learn and grow as much as our students are challenged to.
Student Services Program Specialist/Explore Week Coordinator & Lodgepole Houseparent
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is that you can't get away with not learning and growing here
Admission Associate
I am privileged to witness young people re-discovering the hopes and dreams they buried because someone told them they were unrealistic.
Health & Wellness Counselor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is observing our staff’s consistent efforts to always improve our work with teenagers.
Head Chef/Instructor
Students inspire me when they show me they are very capable of learning. Everyone has good and bad in themselves. Recognizing the differences between the two and how you handle them is a vital part of proper communication.
Chef/instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is working with teens.
Chef Instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is is to work with the students and to see that I am a part of their personal development.
Residential Life Program Coordinator & Aspen Houseparent
Students inspire me when they begin to visualize how important their future is regardless of their pasts.
Adjunct Outdoor Education Instructor
Students inspire me when they accept the vulnerability of pursuing massive dreams and still work towards them with grit and grace.
Associate Director of Students
The thing I love most about Eagle Rock is the opportunity and responsibility to grow and learn every day.
Student Services Program Manager
Students inspire me whenthey believe in themselves and overcome obstacles. 
Life After Eagle Rock Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when

Operations Team

Human Resources and Administration Manager & Juniper House Parent
My favorite part of Eagle Rock is the students, the hardworking staff and the nature.
Administrative Assistant and Receptionist
Students inspire me by how open they are open to self reflection and sharing their discoveries.
Facilities Supervisor     
My rock is my family.
Facilities & Maintenance Assistance
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is 640 acres of beauty and nature.
Facilities Maintenance
I'm really moved by watching students become adults in their time here at Eagle Rock.
Accountant
I really love hearing the stories students bring to Eagle Rock of their family life, culture and upbringing.
Business Office Administrative Assistant
I'm really moved by my family.
Technology Associate
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is it provides students a real opportunity to take charge of their own learning.

Instructional Specialists

Literacy & Literature Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they are passionate about their learning and the world around them.
Human Performance Center Adjunct Instructor
My favorite things about Eagle Rock isthe quality and authenticity of my day to day interactions 
Art Instructional Specialist
I love educating through art.
Societies & Cultures Instructional Specialist & Ponderosa House Parent
I'm really motivated by the power of human beings to grow and heal together
Science Instructional Specialist
I really love when students build confidence in who they are.
Human Performance Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they are in their element and following their passion.
Math Instructional Specialist
My rock is 3.14159265....it goes on forever and never changes.
World Languages Instructional Specialist and Piñon Houseparent
Students inspire me when they surmount both physical and mental challenges and reach beyond their own expectations.
Music Instructional Specialist & Spruce House Parent
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock are house activities and events.

Public Allies Teaching Fellows

2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Societies & Cultures
I am committed to being in community, healing, and growth with young folks, and am honored to be able to share space with the Eagle Rock community.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Residential Life
I really love cooking breakfast foods.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Outdoor Education
Students inspire me when they exceed their own expectations of what is possible.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Literature & Literacy
I'm really moved by people who quietly do kind things and nearly anything that's out of doors.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Music
My love is the natural world. I really love adventure.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Residence Life
I really love to engage, challenge, support, and learn from students.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Math
My rock ismy family.  I'm really moved by authenticity.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Human Performance
Students inspire me when they find their spark.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Science
I really love that I have the opportunity to learn about students' passions
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Residential Life
Students inspire me whenthey attain a vision for themselves.
2018/2019 Professional Development Center Public Allies Fellow
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the commitment to supporting students and engaging in continuous learning.
2018/2019 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Visual Arts
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the laughter and care.
2018/19 Public Allies Fellow in Health, Wellness & Counseling
I'm really moved by people being vulnerable and opening up.