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Jessica Venezia : Co-Founder, CEO

Jessica Venezia

Co-Founder, CEO

Jessica has a track record of building schools that are forward-thinking, high-performing, and often unconventional. She is particularly experienced at building online and blended learning charter schools, and has a passion for improving K-12 education through new and innovative models and concepts. Jessica holds a BA in English, an MA in Educational Leadership, and is a PhD candidate from New Mexico State University.

jessica@methodschools.org
Mark Holley : Co-Founder, CBO

Mark Holley

Co-Founder, CBO

Mark has substantial marketing and finance experience within the K-12 education space, and a track record of building K-12 programs that meet the needs of a wide variety of students. He holds a B.S. in Business/Marketing from Utah Valley University and an MBA from Brigham Young University. Over the past few years, Mark has helped market some of the largest and fastest-growing blended learning K-12 schools in the country.

mark@methodschools.org
Jade Fernandez : Lead Teacher

Jade Fernandez

Lead Teacher

Jade was born and raised in San Diego, CA as one piece of a very large extended family, making her well suited to the world of education. She has several years of experience working in hybrid learning environments, and studied Literatures in English at UCSD before pursuing her teaching credential. After several years of teaching, Jade received her Masters degree in Teaching. She loves the challenge that teaching provides. jfernandez@methodschools.org

Beth DeLuca : Teacher, Project Based Learning 

Beth DeLuca

Teacher, Project Based Learning

Beth has several years of experience in project based learning, and graduated from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York.  She earned a Masters in Education from the High Tech High Graduate School of Education in 2014. She recently published I'm Feeling Conflicted: Creating Open Communication and Conflict- Resolution Practices in a Project Based Classroom.

bdeluca@methodschools.org
Jens Klubberud : Project Based Learning Teacher, Science

Ashley DeGrano

Project Based Learning Instructor

Ashley holds both a bachelor's degree in Interpersonal Communications and an English teaching credential from California State University East Bay. She has several years of experience in Project Based Learning, and is passionate about student driven, progressive education models. She has published multiple pieces of work around student autonomy, engagement, and project design in various education journals.

 

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