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
I'm really moved by students as they share their graduation speech and reflect on their incredible growth and accomplishments at Eagle Rock.

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 that I get to have students in my daily life while I'm impacting education nationwide.
Professional Development Associate & Piñon House Parent
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
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is student voice in leadership and decision making.

Student Services Team

Adjunct Outdoor Education Instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is that I learn and grow as much as our students are challenged to.
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.
Associate Director of Students
Restorative Justice & Explore Week Coordinator
Students inspire me when they take personal risks to learn something brand new.
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.
Cook/Instructor
Chef/instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is working with teens.
Outdoor Education Instructional Specialist
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is how this school continually inspires me to grow as an individual, educator and community member.
Adjunct Outdoor Education Instructional Specialist
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the authenticity of the relationships built between staff and students.
Learning Resource Center Instructional Specialist & Aspen House Parent
I really love living with students in Aspen House.
Service-Learning Instructional Specialist
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the freedom we are given to express ourselves intellectually and professionally.
Life After Eagle Rock Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they overcome everything life has thrown at them, and make the best of it.

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.
Maintenance Assistant
Maintenance Assistant
Accountant
I really love hearing the stories students bring to Eagle Rock of their family life, culture and upbringing.
Business Office Assistant
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the vital quality of a caring community.
Student Jobs & Business Office Assistant
Technology Associate
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is it provides students a real opportunity to take charge of their own learning.

Instructional Specialists

Cultures and Societies Instructional Specialist
I really love working with youth.
Human Performance and Outdoor Education Instructional Specialist
My favorite things about Eagle Rock is the relationships that are developed between staff and students and the opportunities to provide students with internships and meaningful hands-on learning experiences.
Art Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they find a passion and work toward being the best they can be in an area of personal interest.
Literacy and Literature Instructional Specialist & Ponderosa House Parent
I'm really motivated by Eagle Rock making a national impact for youth.
Science Instructional Specialist
Student inspire me when they are authentically themselves.
Human Performance Center Instructional Specialist & Lodgepole House Parent
Students inspire me when they push past their own boundaries.
Math Instructional Specialist
My rock is 3.141529....it goes on forever and never changes.
World Languages Instructional Specialist
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

2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Curriculum
Students inspire me when they dive into the unknown.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Science
I'm really moved by the campus intention to create a community that is supportive and inclusive to all individuals.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Society & Cultures
Students inspire me when they take leadership.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Music
Students inspire me when they challenge me.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Outdoor Education
I really love co-facilitating backcountry experiences with students.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Math
Students inspire me when they persevere and find resources to solve problems.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Human Performance
Students inspire me when they take initiative in the learning process.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in World Languages
I really love supporting people as they challenge themselves to grow.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Residential Life
Students inspire me when they begin to make positive changes that better themselves and their communities.
2016/2017 Professional Development Center Public Allies Fellow
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock are are the opportunities presented for me to grow as an individual and professionally as well.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Health, Wellness & Counseling
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the incredible sense of community.
2016/2017 Public Allies Teaching Fellow in Literacy and Literature
Students inspire me when they take charge of their learning.