Meet our team of curriculum specialists

These senior staff help execute our tiered curriculum with individual lab leaders. As senior staff, they are also leaders of their own labs and individual curriculum. This added layer of support ensures that every level gets the attention it deserves and every student learns how to #ReachForTheSummit

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Dr. Sandy Berkowitz

San Jose | Boston

Debate Coach and Communications Teacher
The Blake School (MN)

How does Sandy help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Sandy serves as the Curriculum specialist for our Apex labs in San Jose and Boston.

Toni Heimes

San Jose | Boston | Des Moines

Head Debate Coach and English Teacher
Lincoln Southwest High School (NE)

How does Toni help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Toni serves as the curriculum specialist for the Middle School Labs at our San Jose Session and the Symposium Labs in Boston and Des Moines.


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Dr. Kip McKee

Boston

Director of Debate and Director of Arts
Harrisburg High School (SD)

How does Kip help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Kip serves as a Curriculum Specialist for the Forum Labs in Boston and assists in our extensive evaluation process in Boston.

Chad Meadows

San Jose | Boston | Des Moines

Director of Debate
Western Kentucky University (KY)

How does Chad help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Chad serves as a curriculum specialist for Apex Labs in San Jose, Boston and Des Moines sessions.


Noah Mengisteab

San Jose | Boston | Des Moines

Head Debate Coach
Duchesne Academy (TX)

How does Noah help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Noah serves as a Curriculum Specialist for the Forum Labs in San Jose, Boston and Des Moines sessions.

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Lyndsey Oliver

San Jose | Boston | Des Moines

Director of Forensics & Humanities Teacher
Columbus High School (GA)

How does Lyndsey help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Lyndsey serves as a Curriculum Specialist for the Forum Labs in San Jose and Boston sessions. She assists in our extensive evaluation process in San Jose, Boston and Des Moines. She also serves as an assistant Curriculum Director in Des Moines.


Shane Stafford

San Jose | Boston

Director of Forensics
The Blake School (MN)

How does Shane help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Shane serves as a Curriculum Specialist for Summit Labs in San Jose and Boston

Christian Vasquez

San Jose | Boston | Des Moines

Debate Coach
The Blake School (MN)

How does Christian help us #ReachForTheSummit?

Christian serves as a Curriculum Specialist for the Summit Labs in San Jose, Boston and Des Moines sessions.