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 of Curriculum
Students inspire me when they take charge of their learning and growth.
Associate Head of School & Director of DEI
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is ...
Director of Professional Development
Students inspire me when they teach me something new, or help me see things in a way that I hadn't before.
Acting Director of Students
The thing I love most about Eagle Rock is the opportunity and responsibility to grow and learn every day.

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
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

School Team Projects Coordinator
Students inspire me when they learn to become fierce advocates for themselves and others.
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
Human Performance and Outdoor Education Program Manager
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is that I learn and grow as much as our students are challenged to.
Cook/Instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is ...
Athletics Coordinator & Spruce House Parent
Students inspire me when they find their spark.
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.
Chef/instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is working with teens.
Chef Instructor & Ponderosa House Parent
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.
Student Services Program Manager
Students inspire me when they believe in themselves and overcome obstacles. 
School Counselor
I really love art. Whether it be throwing pots in the studio or trying to write something beautiful, engaging my creative spirit is always time well spent.

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.
Facilities Maintenance
I'm really moved by watching students become adults in their time here at Eagle Rock.
Business Office Administrative Assistant & Ponderosa House Parent
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

Societies & Cultures Instructional Specialist
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is its commitment to truly be a healing centered anti-racist institution for all students and staff.
Science Instructional Specialist
I really love when students build confidence in who they are.
Math Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they push me to learn just as much as them.
World Languages Instructional Specialist and Piñon Houseparent
Students inspire me when they surmount both physical and mental challenges and reach beyond their own expectations.

Public Allies Teaching Fellows

2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
I'm really moved by the power of community
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
Students inspire me when they are unapologetically themselves.
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
Students inspire me when learning new ways to appreciate and understand the world around them and one another.
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
I'm really moved by passion and curiosity, especially in tangential thoughts.
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
I'm really moved by people's stories and curiosity.
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is that everyone here is constantly motivating one another to push harder and achieve their goals.
2020/2021 Public Allies Fellow
I'm really moved by the stories and resilience of people.