Senior Leadership

Chief Executive Officer
Mark Ornstein

C.E.O. Mark Ornstein
C.E.O. Mark Ornstein
Chief Academic Officer
Danielle Jackson

C.A.O. Danielle Jackson
C.A.O. Danielle Jackson


Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction Curtis Lewis, Ph.D. (313) 338-7997
Executive Director of Finance Sarah Laird 313.887.1613

ext: 1105 
Executive Director of Development and Student Experiences

Janice Perzigian

(313) 433-3125
Athletic Director Andre Criswell (313) 410-7548
Director of Programs & Partnerships Staci Williams 313.887.1613

ext: 1118
Director of Student Development/Special Education Theresa Henderson-Jackson 313.887.1613

ext: 1124
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  K-5 Mathematics Djeneba Cherif 313.887.1613

ext: 1128
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  K-12 Social Studies Sharon Hopkins 313.887.1613

ext: 1125
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  6-12 Mathematics Shantel D. Ross 313.887.1613

ext: 1127
Facilities Manager Maglio Willis 313.887.1613

ext: 1144
Assistant Director of Technology Dwayne Arnett 313.887.1613

ext: 1120
Assistant Director of HR Kimberly Moore 313.887.1613

ext: 1131
Assistant Director of Food Service Sandra Collier 313.887.1613

ext: 1104
Director of School Quality  Alexandru Gui 313.887.1613

ext: 1108
Director of School Quality Scott Gillen 313.887.1613

Assistant Director of Talent Angie Kundinger 313.887.1613

ext: 1133
Assistant Director of Enrollment Linda Edwards 313.887.1613

ext: 1122
Assistant Director of Student Development Cherese Harrell 313.887.1613

ext: 1140
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  K-12 Science Brandon Lane 313.887.1613

ext: 1126
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  K-5 English Language Arts Kristin Venier 313.887.1613

ext: 1129
Director of Curriculum & Instruction,  6-12 English Language Arts Mischa Bashir 313.887.1613

ext: 1130
Director of Crew to College Aisha Pearson ext: 1123
Executive Assistant to the CEO, CAO, COO Sonya Giles ext: 1111 

** Parents Right to Know ESEA Statute:

(Section 1111(h)(6) PARENTS RIGHT-TO-KNOW- (A) QUALIFICATIONS- At the beginning of each school year, a local educational agency that receives funds under this part shall notify the parents of each student attending any school receiving funds under this part that the parents may request, and the agency will provide the parents on request (and in a timely manner), information regarding the professional qualifications of the student’s classroom teachers, including, at a minimum, the following: (i) Whether the teacher has met State qualification and licensing criteria for the grade levels and subject areas in which the teacher provides instruction. (ii) Whether the teacher is teaching under emergency or other provisional status through which State qualification or licensing criteria have been waived. (iii) The baccalaureate degree major of the teacher and any other graduate certification or degree held by the teacher, and the field of discipline of the certification or degree.   

To request this information contact: Angela Kundinger at