Who we are
Dr. Ella Baker has over a decade of K-16 leadership experience and has taught everything from 1st grade through college. She was the founding director of both the Learning Assistance Program and the Oliver Honors Institute at Maranatha High School, and created college and career programs for over 50 public schools across the US. She holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California and an interdisciplinary Masters in Humanities and Philosophy from New York University.
Founding Principal & Senior Director of Operations
Alden Kiertzner has over a decade of K-12 experience and was instrumental in creating multiple academic intervention and digital curriculum programs. He is also an expert in STEM curriculum as well as remote learning, and helped adapt remote learning programs for the COVID pandemic. Alden holds a Masters of Educational Administration and Administrative Credential from California State University, San Bernardino. Click here to schedule a meeting with our principal.
Dr. Randall Hoggard holds a Doctorate in Education Administration from Argosy University and has over 17 years of experience working in schools from 6th grade through college. During his involvement in the various school environments he has always focused on educational opportunities for all children by addressing normal barriers to success. His experience covers a wide range of school formats - online, 1 to 1 instruction, classroom based, hybrid and other alternative methods.