Rich is a proven leader in non-traditional education at the local, regional and state levels. With more than 20 years of progressive experience in education as a counselor, building administrator, central office administrator and assistant superintendent, his passion is working with district professionals to implement the most supportive, enriched environment possible for learners.
Rich has been often called upon to share his expertise with other educators in a variety of settings - including presentations at state and national conferences.
Isaiah Pettway is a careered educator serving in K-12 public education for over 14 years. Having served as an English teacher, Instructional Coach, Assistant School Leader, School Leader, and District Superintendent, Isaiah brings a wealth of experience and knowledge. He has committed his career to creating pathways for students through education, and working to ensure that all students are given access to a quality education. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English and Secondary Education, and a Masters of Public Administration with a focus in Educational Leadership, all from the University of Michigan.
Trena Braswell is an experienced educator with 25 years in education, with experience as a paraprofessional, an Elementary classroom teacher, Middle and High School classroom teacher, Instructional Coach, Data Manager, and Assistant School Leader. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, a Master of Science in Education with a concentration in IntegratingTechnology in the Classroom, and is currently completing a Master of Arts in K-12 Administration from Eastern Michigan University. Her passion is for providing quality instructional practices for teachers that lead to quality outcomes for students.
Jean is currently the accountant at WAY program. Although new to the position in 2021, she has over 30 years in accounting, office management and human resource experience behind her. She likes to give her all in a strong team environment and build relationships with those around her.
Mark's over twenty year career in Information Technology experience includes, but not limited to, Network LAN WAN implementation, Management of technical department personnel. Technical Lead for the installation of a multi campus Windows and Apple server farm. The development Lead of new data center operations and security procedures.