Our Team

Our Team2018-10-16T10:52:26+00:00

Tom Ackerson

Thomas E. Ackerson

Executive Director

Thomas Ackerson strives tirelessly to provide opportunities for all. Tom is an academic authority in charter school education. Over 16 years…

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Jean Sands

Jean Sands, PAS

Office Manager

Jean Sands is driven to making the world a better place. Jean served the insurance industry for nearly three decades, where she led multiple…

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Tarl Chapman

Tarl Chapman

Humanities Learning Facilitator

Tarl Chapman has a special gift for working with youth from all walks of life. Tarl is a Michigan native. After graduating high school, he…

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Danice Bailey

Danice Bailey

Learning Coach

Danice Bailey loves working with young people! Throughout high school, and then for some time after, she coached middle school and youth cheerleading….

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Stephanie Neff

Stephanie Neff

Learning Coach

Stephanie Neff comes to us from a small town in Mid Michigan. She grew up as the middle child with two brothers. Whether in one of the many…

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Jenny Anderson

Jenny Anderson

Learning Coach

Jenny Anderson absolutely loves to work with youth. While studying at Michigan State University, she worked with children with hearing problems…

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Nate Stoll

Nate Stoll

Learning Coach

Nate Stoll is currently studying at Grand Valley State University, in Grand Rapids, where he is working on a degree in Secondary Group Social…

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