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
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is ...
Director of Operations
Students inspire me when they recognize that they don’t have to continue making choices that lead to unfavorable results, and instead take the bolder approach to try something different and make better choices because they have come to understand… they are WORTH it. 
Director of Curriculum
Students inspire me when they take charge of their learning and growth.
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.
Director of Health & Wellness
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is observing our staff’s consistent efforts to always improve our work with teenagers.
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

PDC Associate
Students inspire me when they have a great work ethic.
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.

Student Services Team

Outdoor Education Course Manager
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is feeling the souls of 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
Dean of Admissions
I am really moved by the power and promise of young people.
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 ...
Dean of College & Career Counseling/Juniper House Parent
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is its commitment to empowering students to uncover their personal agency and make active decisions in their lives.
Chef/instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is getting to work with such a diverse group of people from different backgrounds and areas of expertise, as well as cooking for such a diverse group of students.
Chef/instructor
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is working with teens.
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. 

Operations Team

Human Resources and Administration Manager
My favorite part of Eagle Rock is the students, the hardworking staff and the nature.
Maintenance Technician
My favorite part of Eagle Rock is the supportive and friendly mindset of the staff and students.
Maintenance Technician
My favorite part of Eagle Rock is the supportive and friendly mindset of the staff and students.
Finance/Operations Coordinator And Piñon Houseparent
Shawna is inspired by her family and by making people happy so being able to serve the Eagle Rock community from an operations standpoint brings her much joy.
Special Projects Coordinator & Juniper House Parent
I really lovehelping others find joy, wonder, and fulfillment in the outdoors.
Special Projects Coordinator & Lodgepole Houseparent
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is student voice in leadership and decision making.

Instructional Specialists

Art Instructional Specialist & Spruce Houseparent
I'm really moved by people making tough decisions to better something that doesn't directly impact them.
Literature and Literacy Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they learn to become fierce advocates for themselves and others.
Science Instructional Specialist
Students inspire me when they find and demonstrate passion in all they chose to do.
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.
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.

Eagle Rock Fellowship Program

2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
Students inspire me when they leave their comfort zones and try something new.
2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
My favorite thing about Eagle Rock is the commitment to community.
2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
My rock is my mother. She is always the person I go to when I need life advice.
2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
I'm really moved by moments of vulnerability that lead to growth.
2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
Students inspire me when they are of service to themselves and others through creativity.
2022/2023 Eagle Rock Fellow
Students inspire me when they embrace the unknown and uncomfortable.
Eagle Rock Fellowship Program Director
I am really moved by young people discovering their own power.