Our Team

Alexander Appleton
Mr
Alexander Appleton
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Alice Erickson
Ms
Alice Erickson
Volunteer Coordinator *
External Relations
External Relations
Amanda Jo Pehler
Ms
Amanda Jo Pehler
Student Support Specialist
Student Support
Amira Caire
Ms
Amira Caire
Elementary Associate Teacher
Classroom
Angelique Miller
Ms
Angelique Miller
Administrative Manager
Leadership
Operations
Anna Mei Baker
Ms
Anna Mei Baker
Assistant Teacher - Preschool
Classroom
Azuree Nichols
Ms
Azuree Nichols
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Boyce Hodge
Mr
Boyce Hodge
Scholars Academy Director and Teacher
Leadership
Classroom
Bryce Pickett
Mr
Bryce Pickett
Preschool Director
Leadership
Christine Hodge
Ms
Christine Hodge
Assistant Principal
Leadership
Christopher Bester
Mr
Christopher Bester
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Ciera Carey
Ms
Ciera Carey
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Dana Scheckel
Ms
Dana Scheckel
Fundraising Database Administrator
External Relations
External Relations
David Stephan
Mr
David Stephan
Chief Talent Officer
Leadership
Operations
Devon Davis
Ms
Devon Davis
Head of Schools
Leadership
Administration
Eliza Waters
Ms
Eliza Waters
Grants Manager
External Relations
External Relations
Elizabeth McBride
Ms
Elizabeth McBride
Preschool Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Elyse Pierce
Ms
Elyse Pierce
Extended Learning Academies Coordinator
Family Engagement
Family Engagement
Faren D'Abell
Mr
Faren D'Abell
Chief of Instructional Design
Leadership
Fern Knepp
Ms
Fern Knepp
Vice President of Government Relations
Leadership
Gail Wiseman
Ms
Gail Wiseman
Vice President of Business Partnerships and External Relations
Leadership
External Relations
Guisella Medrano
Ms
Guisella Medrano
School Nurse
Health
School Health
Heidy Duarte
Ms
Heidy Duarte
Nursing Assistant
Health
School Health
Heladio Flores
Mr
Heladio Flores
Assistant Cook
Health
School Nutrition
Helen Walsh
Ms
Helen Walsh
Cook/ Assistant Kitchen Manager
Health
School Nutrition
Henry Aiyenero
Mr
Henry Aiyenero
Student Support Specialist
Student Support
Student Support
Isabel Perea
Ms
Isabel Perea
Director of Operations
Leadership
Operations
Jabari Caire
Mr
Jabari Caire
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Jackie Thompson
Ms
Jackie Thompson
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Jazmin Diaz
Ms
Jazmin Diaz
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Joel Colon
Mr
Joel Colon
Preschool Chef
Operations
School Nutrition
Johanna Gonzalez
Ms
Johanna Gonzalez
Nursing Assistant
Health
Judy McNeal
Ms
Judy McNeal
Sr. Administrative Manager
Leadership
Administration
Kaleem Caire
Mr
Kaleem Caire
Founder and CEO
Leadership
Kearra Baker-Caldwell
Ms
Kearra Baker-Caldwell
Preschool Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Kelsey Glavee
Ms
Kelsey Glavee
Speech and Language Pathologist
Student Support
Khalil Parsons
Mr
Khalil Parsons
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Kim Ryan
Ms
Kim Ryan
Special Education Teacher
Leadership
Student Support
Kimberly Anderson
Ms
Kimberly Anderson
Director of Special Education
Leadership
Student Support
Kirsty Blattner
Ms
Kirsty Blattner
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Kristen Bonano
Ms
Kristen Bonano
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Kristin (Lucy) Greimel
Ms
Kristin (Lucy) Greimel
Extended Learning Programs Manager
Family Engagement
Kyra Swenson
Ms
Kyra Swenson
Preschool Lead Teacher
Classroom
Latisha White
Ms
Latisha White
School Social Worker
Family Engagement
Lauren Flynn
Ms
Lauren Flynn
Preschool Lead Teacher
Classroom
Laurie Peterson
Ms
Laurie Peterson
Director of Teaching and Learning-Elementary
Classroom
Linda Allen
Ms
Linda Allen
Assistant Principal
Leadership
Lisa Cutting
Ms
Lisa Cutting
Preschool Lead Teacher
Classroom
Lucas Dronzek
Mr
Lucas Dronzek
Preschool Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Lyndsey Standage
Ms
Lyndsey Standage
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Malcom Calbert
Mr
Malcom Calbert
Elementary Associate Teacher
Classroom
Student Support
Marcus Knox
Mr
Marcus Knox
Dean of Students
Leadership
Student Support
Marilyn Ruffin
Ms
Marilyn Ruffin
VP of Family and Community Initiatives
Leadership
Family Engagement
Marisa Garvey
Ms
Marisa Garvey
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Megan LeRoy
Ms
Megan LeRoy
Human Resource Manager
Operations
Operations
Michelle Bibb
Ms
Michelle Bibb
Preschool Associate Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Natalia Navarro Albaladejo
Ms
Natalia Navarro Albaladejo
Director of Teaching and Learning - Secondary
Leadership
Classroom
Nick Johnson
Mr
Nick Johnson
Executive Chef
Operations
School Nutrition
Ninah Thao
Ms
Ninah Thao
Preschool Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Richard Henderson
Mr
Richard Henderson
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Sekani Caire
Mr
Sekani Caire
Preschool Associate Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Simone Lawrence
Ms
Simone Lawrence
Administrative Manager/ External Relations
External Relations
External Relations
Sophia Diers
Ms
Sophia Diers
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Sue Krug
Ms
Sue Krug
External Relations
Sydney Toburen
Ms
Sydney Toburen
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Tara Korotka
Ms
Tara Korotka
Elementary Assistant Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Tiana Richmond Lee
Ms
Tiana Richmond Lee
Student Support Specialist
Student Support
Student Support
Tiffany Ortego
Ms
Tiffany Ortego
Preschool Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
TinaMarie Tate
Ms
TinaMarie Tate
Elementary Lead Teacher
Classroom
Classroom
Vivek Ramakrishnan
Mr
Vivek Ramakrishnan
Business Advisor, Co-Founder
Operations
Xena Zupan
Ms
Xena Zupan
Executive Assistant to the CEO
Leadership
External Relations
Yesid Perea
Yesid Perea
Director of Technology
Leadership
Operations
Zataiya Gober
Ms
Zataiya Gober
Preschool Assistant Teacher
Classroom

Our Board Of Directors

Carola Gaines
Carola Gaines
Secretary
Catherine Zdeblick
Catherine Zdeblick
David Aguayo
David Aguayo
Dominic Ledesma
Dominic Ledesma
PhD
Gloria Ladson Billings
Gloria Ladson Billings
PhD
Gordon Derzon
Gordon Derzon
Joe Krupp
Joe Krupp
Board Vice Chair
Kaleem Caire
Kaleem Caire
Mike Hanson
Mike Hanson
Noble Wray
Noble Wray
Board Chair
Salli Martyniak
Salli Martyniak
Scott Klug
Scott Klug
Former Congressman
Sui-Nae M. Stroman
Sui-Nae M. Stroman
Torrey Jaeckle
Torrey Jaeckle
Toya Pedracine-Stewart
Toya Pedracine-Stewart
One City Parent
Wajiha Akhtar-Khaleel
Wajiha Akhtar-Khaleel
PhD, Parent

Our Foundation Board

Kaleem Caire
Founder and CEO of One City Schools
Vivek Ramakrishnan
Business Advisor, Co-Founder of One City
Torrey Jaeckle
Owner and Vice President Jaeckle Distributors
Salli Martyniak
Retired Nonprofit Executive
Raghu Ramakrishnan
CTO for Data Microsoft
Juan Jose Lopez
Principal & Owner at López Consulting Services
Dr. Gloria Ladson-Billings
Professor Emerita University of Wisconsin-Madison
Adam Clausen
Senior Leader Life Center Madison

Back Office Support Team

The QTI group

QTI Human Resources is the back-office Human Resources provider for One City Schools.

Numbers for non profits

One City contracts with N4N to serve as the school’s CFO and provide comprehensive accounting and financial management services.

DANEnet

DANEnet is the back-office Technology infrastructure supporter for One City Schools.

Graphite

Graphite is the data security management firm and technology supplier for One City Schools

iCORE

iCore is the website designer, data management, and software engineering firm supporting One City Schools

M3 Insurance Solutions

M3 Insurance is the insurance broker for One City Schools

Boardman Clark LLP

Boardman Clark is the law firm that represents One City Schools on education, real estate, and other matters

Edstruments

Edstruments provides innovative and intuitive software to help K12 schools and nonprofits make more strategic decisions with financial resources on behalf of students and staff. Their cloud-based platform includes modules on Budget Management, Budget Planning, and Personnel Budgeting that are targeted to the unique needs of schools and nonprofits. Reach out and mention OneCity for a special welcome discount.

Scholz Nonprofit Law

Scholz Nonprofit Law advises One City Schools on issues relative to its nonprofit organization, management, and public advocacy concerns

Wegner CPAs

Wegner CPAs is the agency hired by One City’s Board to complete its annual financial and student membership audits

Our Alliance Partnerships

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