Founder and Head of School

Trinity University- BA Political Science,  University of Missouri- MA Elementary Education

Why I do this work:  I deeply believe that a quality, rigorous education can change lives.  I know our Scholars have immense potential and I love watching their brains grow every day.

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courtney eckerle

Manager of Operations

Denison University- BA Environmental Science and Biology, Secondary Science Certification

Why I do this work: I believe that every student, regardless of background or situation, deserves a high-quality education. Educational inequity exists, and I work every day to make sure our Scholars have every opportunity.

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Lily Sarros

Founding Team, Kindergarten Lead Teacher

Washington University- BA Linguistics

Why I do this work:  I love teaching because it is amazing to see the powerful things our scholars do every day. Being able to be a part of their growth, both as independent people and in academics, is incredible.

Charles vaughn

Founding Team, Coordinator of Student Culture

Remington School of Nursing, Southern New Hampshire University- MA Social Work

Why I do this work: I love teaching because it gives me a place in the enhancement of our society and to make a difference in the lives of minorities.


Jeffrey mcclure

Founding Team, Enrichment Teacher

University of Southern Indiana- BA Graphic Design, Ball State- MA Physical Education & Coaching

Why I do this work:  It allows me to share my passions with the next generation. Being a teacher also gives me the chance to be a positive, uplifting figure in students' lives.

Samantha campbell

Founding Team, 2nd Grade Co-Teacher, Special Educator

Tuskegee University- BA Social Work

Why I do this work: Education is power for me- as it was robbed from my African ancestors to make them weak. I love education because it allows me to carry the torch that my ancestors first lit. I would not be alive without it!

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Greta wilson

We are looking for a passionate co-teacher for Kindergarten and First Grade!

Yoga and Mindfulness Coach

Ms. Wilson is a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Purdue University. At Purdue, she earned a degree in Psychology. Greta became a 200 RYT (Registered Yoga Teacher) through Shamrock Yoga in 2012. Greta has taught all levels and ages of yoga through the years including in the IPS school district for the past 3 years. Greta is excited to join Circle City Prep and bring a curriculum of mindfulness practices to help both scholars and teachers develop a toolbox to help combat stress and daily pressure both in and out of school.

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Beth Pohl

First Grade Lead Teacher

California State University- BA Theatre Arts Performance, Shippensburg University- MA Education

Why I do this work: I teach because I find great joy in developing the excitement and wonder in children as they investigate new ways to learn and grow to become responsible, caring individuals.

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Laura gomez

Second Grade Lead Teacher

Gonzaga University- BA Sociology, Relay Graduate School- MA Early Elementary

Why I do this work:   I love seeing growth in my students and getting to encourage and support their learning. It is such an honor to work in education and see firsthand the beauty and intellect inside all children.

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Carley Taronji

First Grade Co-Teacher

Georgia State University- BA Psychology

Why I do this work: There is nothing more exciting, nor rewarding, than supporting students as they become the excellent future leaders they are set out to be.

Stephanie Rendon-silva

Kindergarten Co-Teacher

Arizona State University- BS Family and Human Development, BA Political Science

Why I do this work: I love teaching because I know how essential it is to learn in order to break barriers and achieve our dreams! Not only do I love spending my time with our scholars but, I absolutely love seeing the moment on their faces when they finally master or understand something that that they were struggling with.