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Kirk Spahn

Founder & President

Kirk is a fourth-generation educator with more than two decades in the field. After graduating from Dartmouth College , he worked for

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Dr. Anthea Lake

Head of School

ICL welcomes back former Head of School, Dr. Anthea Lake.  Dr. Lake has over 25 year


Steven Mejia

Chief Financial Officer

Steven Mejia is the Chief Financial Officer at ICL Academy. Steven is a cross-functional business in


Lauren Durham

Director of Community Engagement

Lauren received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Maryland where she

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Jamie Groff

Director of College Counseling, Dean of 12th grade

Jamie has been in the education field for 18 years, most recently serving as the 

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As a committed individual who has worked in the online education space for over 20 years, Michelle brings a wealth 

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Dayton Hansen

VP of Operations & Partnerships

With nearly 20 years of education experience, Dayton has dedicated most of his professional life to


Joseph Itaya

Head of Multimedia & Communication

Joseph Itaya is an award-winning film director, digital content creator, technology innovator

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Alex Proctor

Director of Oversight & Partnerships

With over 15 years of dedicated experience in the field of education, Alex has established himself


Avery McGlenn

Associate Head of School

Avery has committed nearly two decades to teaching, coaching, counseling, and leading in


Danny Ruderman

College Consultant

Danny Ruderman is a nationally recognized college counselor whose mission is to help as many familie


Janine Bissic

Head of Admissions

Janine is a seasoned higher education admission expert and a dedicated student mentor! After serving


Kelly Cavalieri

Director of Curriculum

Kelly Cavalieri received her Bachlors in Education from Illinois State University in 2016 and her

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Erica Hix

Director of Student Services

Erica has spent the last 6 years teaching in the field of Science. She earned her Masters of Science


Claudia Pardo

Admissions Counselor/Enrollment Support Specialist

Claudia is a versatile education professional with over 12 years of 



ICL educators are experts in their fields, dedicated to engaging and inspiring our students. These dynamic educators are innovative, collaborative, and committed to our students’ intellectual, social, and emotional development.


Morgan Delapa

Science, Dean of 8th grade

Morgan is an educator with a deep passion for teaching and connecting with students. Her journey


Jen Bacquet

History, Dean of 9th grade

Jen Bacquet grew up in Los Angeles, California. After several years working in Finance and Technology

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Mike Kimmel


Mike Kimmel is a NBPTS certified secondary teacher with a background in English and Social Studies.

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Mario Arana


Mario has taught Humanities and Spanish for 25 years in the Americas, Europe, Asia, and Africa.

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MaryJoan Kashapata


MaryJoan Kashapata (Ms. K) has enjoyed teaching Math virtually and in person for the past 17 years. Drawing

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Frank Ayim


Frank Ayim received a Bachelor's Degree in Science Education (Biology Major and Chemistry Minor) and

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Greg Williamson

Math, Dean of 10th grade

Greg Williamson has been teaching math at the middle, high school, and college level for almost 30 years

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Erica Hix

Science, Lead Academic Dean, Dean of 5th, 6th & 7th grades

Erica has spent the last 6 years teaching in the field of Science. She 


Anna Markwalter


Anna has her master’s degree in English Education from the University of Georgia. She is certified

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Katie Dreslinski

AP Math/Economics

Katie is an enthusiastic educator currently based in the Netherlands, with over 15 years

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Nicole Huebener


Nicole has taught math to middle and high school students both virtually and in the classroom for over 16 


Kriszta Kemeny

Social Studies, Dean of 11th grade

Krisztina Kemeny is a proud mother of three children. She has been teaching Social Studies

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Candela Peralta


Candela is a translator and a Spanish teacher. She is passionate about languages because they have

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Brittany Cannon


Brittany Cannon is an English instructor for grades 7-10. Brittany is a dedicated and innovative educator


Divya George

English and Fine Arts

After an eventful year, Divya is super excited to continue her journey with the ICL Team. 


Jeremy Miller


Jeremy Miller is New York-based arts professional with expertise in theatrical history and producing

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