Doctorate Level Leadership
Dr. Brett Prilik, PhD – Executive Officer & Parent
Dr. Prilik has a Doctorate in Education from the University of Northern Colorado with emphasis in school administration and special education. He has a variety of both pedagogical and practical experience and has worked as a teacher, a district level administrator and a building administrator. Brett has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Northern Colorado in the School of Education. To date, he has participated in the development of six different school programs both in the public school and non-profit environment.
Dr. Anay Abraham de Naranjo, PhD – Chief Academic Officer & Parent
Dr. Abraham de Naranjo has ten years of teaching and tutor experience. She served as the Instructional Facilitator of Professional Development at her former school, in which she developed, implemented and evaluated in-services throughout the year. Anay’s doctoral research evaluated the implementation process of a school improvement plan. Dr. Abraham de Naranjo has over twelve years experience in teaching Foreign Language. She taught Spanish in public, bilingual, and independent schools (grades 6th – 12th). She is a member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language and the National Network of Early Language Learning. Her current teaching compromises of integrating technology and 21st Century Skills in a foreign language classroom. She received her Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2009. She received her Masters of Education from Regent University in 2001. She is also fluent in English and Spanish. She received her Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in 2009. She received her Masters of Education from Regent University in 2001. She is also fluent in English and Spanish.
Dr. Debra G. Knight, PhD – Academic Quality Assurance Director
Debra Knight has an extensive background in public and private education. She has more than 15 years of administration and supervision experience working to provide educational opportunities for inner city children and youth. She has consulted with numerous community and governmental organizations about the academic and social needs of economically disadvantaged students. She began her professional career as a teacher and guidance counselor in the public schools. She is a former principal of a charter school in Washington, DC and also served as the Founding Director of an after-school program for under-served children.Debra holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Guidance and Counseling from the University of South Carolina, and a PhD in Education from American University in Washington, DC.