Remy Washington

Remy Washington

Current Position: High School Director, Uplift Peak Preparatory
Previous Position: Assistant Principal, Morgan Park High School, Chicago Public School

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Northwestern University; Master of Arts in Secondary Mathematics Education, Concordia University Chicago; Education and Leadership and Organizational Change Administrative Certificate; Roosevelt University

Favorite Quote: "Knowing is not enough; we must apply.  Willing is not enough; we must do."  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Emily Nolen

Emily Verret Nolen

Current Position: Middle School Director, Uplift Peak Preparatory

Previous Position: Administrator at Grand Prairie ISD

Education: Master of Education, Southern Methodist University
Bachelor of Arts, Crime & Justice Studies, University of Texas at Dallas

Favorite Quote: "Walk with the dreamers, the believers, the courageous, the cheerful, the planners, the doers, the successful people with their heads in the clouds and their feet on the ground. Let their spirit ignite a fire within you to leave this world better than when you found it." - Wilferd Peterson

 Whitney Hurwitz

Whitney Hurwitz

Current Position: Primary Director, Uplift Peak Preparatory

Previous Position: Primary Dean, Uplift Peak

Education: Masters in Teaching and Learning: Master Reading Teacher Specialization- Southern Methodist University, BS in Finance- University of Florida

Favorite Quote: "A child miseducated is a child lost."



 Carlos de la Garza

Carlos de la Garza

Current Position: Operations Director, Uplift Peak Preparatory

Previous Position: Operations Director, Uplift Peak Preparatory 

Education: Bachelor of Liberal Arts in English, University of Dallas

Favorite Quote: When you want to win a game, you have to teach. When you lose a game, you have to learn. -Tom Landry