M.S. Management, Housing, and Family Development, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
B.S. Management, Housing, and Family Development, emphasis Child Development,Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Mary Biggs is a K-8 Teacher and expert in management, housing and family development. Ms. Biggs has worked in the Montgomery County Public School system for the past 37 years until her retirement in 2015. She served on various county and school committees during her tenure with Montgomery County Public Schools. Ms. Biggs was selected for inclusion for the 2002 publication, International Who’s Who in Public Service.
Ursuline College, Cleveland, Ohio
B.S. Business Administration & Marketing
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Bill Eaton is a 1996 graduate of the University School Teacher Apprentice Program sponsored by Ursuline College. Bill spent 16 years as a teacher and coach before turning to business consulting and strategic planning.
Dr. Amy Hauenstein
Ph.D. DePaul University, Chicago, Illinois
M.A. Ursuline College, Cleveland, Ohio
B.A. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
Dr. Hauenstein is a Higher Education Senior Administrator, Equity Education Researcher and Teacher at Northwestern University. She is also the Founder and Principal Consultant of Learning Designs LLC. Amy is a 2005 graduate of the University School Teacher Apprentice Program sponsored by Ursuline College.
B.A. English and Education
Case Western Reserve University,
Teacher - Cleveland Public Schools
Owner: Brilliant Thinkers LLC
Andrese Howard molds students to become community health leaders, advocates for social change, and pioneers in developing a world where all groups of people are provided with access to quality health care and treatment.
Dr. Lori Koncsol
D.N.P. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
M.A. Education, Ursuline College, Cleveland, Ohio
B.S.N Nursing, University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
Dr. Koncsol was a nurse and clinical practitioner before changing to a career in teaching. She is a 2006 graduate of the University School Teacher Apprentice Program sponsored by Ursuline College has taught for the past 16 years. She is currently a Nursing Educator with the Northern Career Institute.
Dr. Virginia Lindseth
Ph.D. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
M.A. Guidance and Counseling, John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
B.A. History, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Dr. Lindseth has served as educational psychologist, school administrator, educational consultant and university professor. She founded the Teacher Apprentice Program at University School which is the inspiration for founding The National Teachers College's Teacher Resident Program.
Dr. Lindseth served on the Ohio Board of Regents and currently serves on various boards throughout the greater Cleveland area.
Dr. Gaylee McCracken
M.D. Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio
MFA course work at Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
B.A. English and Art, Bowling Green University, Bowling Green, Ohio
Dr. McCracken is an internist specializing in aesthetics and healthy aging. Additionally, she participates in various community organizations.
M.A. University of St. Thomas Houston, Texas
B.A. Hampton University
Andrew M. McRae is a passionate and experienced educator, public speaker, and transformational leader with over
16 years of serving in underserved communities in Houston, Tulsa, and Cleveland. He is the founding and current Chief Academic Officer for Breakthrough Public Schools (BPS), one of the highest-rated networks of tuition-free, public charter schools in Cleveland, Ohio,
Gesta O. Miller
M.B.A. Myers University, Cleveland, Ohio
B.S. Nursing Cleveland State
University, Cleveland, Ohio
Gesta O. Miller encourages families to
use their voices to advocate for
their scholars in urban education and
empowers women to be change agents over their lives. She has served on various district committees and boards within the Cleveland Metropolitan School District. Gesta is also an entrepreneur and the founder of TempSit Learning Alternatives LLC.
M.Ed. John Carroll University, Cleveland, Ohio
B.B.A. Finance and Marketing
Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Gail is a career educator. After Gail graduated from the University School Teacher Apprentice Program in 1994, she began her 26 year education career at University School as a fourth and fifth grade teacher. She then went on to direct the US Lower School for 17 years.
Gail was actively involved in the International Boys School Coalition and The National Association of Independent Schools.
She is a leader in innovation for supporting the education of Cleveland's children and young adults.
Ursuline College, Cleveland, Ohio
Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio.
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Tina Stump is a teacher/actor from Cleveland, Ohio. She is a 2000 graduate of the Teacher Apprentice Program (TAP) and is presently teaching kindergarten after stints in second, fifth and sixth grades.
As a member of Project Act's Reading Company, Tina is an advocate for literacy both in and out of the classroom. When the school bell rings, you'll find her rehearsing or performing somewhere in the region.