School Leader & Staff

Ms. Flowers has been an educator in the states of Michigan and Ohio for over 20 years. Not only has she been a teacher in both elementary, middle and high schools, she has also been a Title I Director, Instructional Coach and School Leader. Ms. Flowers is dedicated to her students and their abilities to rise above any adversity. In an effort to raise the bar for both her staff and students, Ms. Flowers' motto will always be "Good is Bad, if Better is Available" .

Julieta R. Flowers,

School Leader

Duties: Anything English related, reset achieveprep emails, Spirit Week/school activity/sport fan

About me: I have been in education for seventeen years and love teaching and talking to young people.  When I am not working you can find me baking, cooking, gardening, doing yoga, watching Nextflix, and spending time with my family and pets!  

 

Favorite Quote: "When I think of all the books still left for me to read, I am certain of further happiness."- Jules Renard

 

And one for all of you in this strange time, "Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are."- Mason Cooley

MaryEllen Bolger | maryellen.bolger@achieveprep.com
Title: English/Language Arts Teacher

Duties: Computer Technology, Graphic Design, Gradpoint Logins, GMail Passwords, Clever Logins

About me: I have been a technology teacher for fifteen years. I like everything tech. I love teaching, reading, and listening to music. I'm from Mississippi, and I like taking road trips. 

 

Favorite Quote: "Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time."

Tonya Brooks | Tonya.brooks@achieveprep.com

Title: Technology Teacher

Duties: Career Transition for Senior Class-Job search training(job application, job search, resume writing, job interviewing);Career Exploration; Internship/ Apprenticeship search; College/Trade school exploration; College Tours; Ohio Means Job (WORK READY Certification); Ohio Driver’s License, Temporary Permit Prep.

 

Clothes Closet-Student shop for everyday clothes, job interviewing attire and special event wear. New and gently used clothing, geared towards today’s teens! 

 

Truancy Coordinator-Attendance monitoring of all students; develop individual attendance accountability plan; coordinates mediation with Lucas County Juvenile Courts; Parent liaison, preventative truancy support and parent support.

 

About me: “I have worked with ACPA staff and students for eight years. My position has been rewarding. I’ve seen so many students succeed, which is what keeps me in the game. ACPA creates a WIN- WIN educational community!”

 

Favorite Quote: “Be virtually present, Turn in assignments on time, Stay connected-remember everything counts”-Ms. Johnson

Audrey Johnson | audrey.johnsongibbs@achieveprep.com

Title: Teacher/Truancy Coordinator/Parent Liaison/Clothes Closet Coordinator

Duties: Teaching Science in new and creative ways.

 

About Me: Teaching energizes me and fuels my artistic practice. I am committed to engaging students at all educational levels. I love to draw, paint, bowl and bake.


Favorite Quote: "What they call you is one thing.. What you answer to is something else."

Simone Spruce | sprusimo@achieveprep.com
Title: Science Teacher

Duties: Teach Social Studies, Support students and staff in all endeavors, Member of the PBIS Team as well as Special Education Discipline Team.

 

About me: This is my second year at Achieve Career Preparatory Academy in this role.  Previously I Spent 1 year at Imagine Clay Avenue Middle School and 5 years at Eagle Academy Secondary School.  In my spare time, I enjoy helping to raise my newborn child, Declan, and also am an avid sports fan.  I also coach soccer and help to run a soccer facility in Rossford!

 

Favorite Quote: “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard”- Tim Notke “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.”– Tommy Lasorda

Evan Story | evan.story@achieveprep.com

Title: High School Social Studies Teacher

Duties: I will be teaching 2 sections of Math workshops, 2 sections of Algebra, 1 section of Geometry, and one section of Algebra 2.

About Me: I started working at Achieve after Christmas break last year. I received my undergrad from Heidelberg College in 1993, and my masters in Curriculum & Teaching in 2003. I enjoy spending time with my family (husband and 4 children, and recently my granddaughter Elli).

Favorite Quotes: “Nobody is good at everything, but everybody is good at something”.

“Fair isn't everyone getting the same thing, fair is everyone getting what they need in order to be successful”.

Kennett Kania | kennett.ehaszkania@achieveprep.com

Title: Math Teacher

Duties: Supporting students who have IEP's. l also serve as a member of our Special Education Discipline Team and our CSLT team.

About me: I am currently entering my third year as a teacher at ACPA. Before my time at ACPA, I worked at Eagle Academy Secondary for five years. I graduated from Bowling Green State University. In my free time, I enjoy horseback riding, taking pictures, traveling, and spending time with my family. In 2019, I also claimed a spot in the Leona Groups Teacher Hall of Fame.

Favorite Quote:“Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass; it's about learning to dance in the rain” (Vivian Greene, 2006)

Brittany Gibson | brittany.gibson@achieveprep.com

Title: Intervention Specialist

Duties: Enrollment, bus cards, student i.d.'s, work permit, transcript, power school letter

About me: I have worked at Achieve for over ten year... I enjoy working with students  helping to shape their future. I love to travel, spend time with friends/ family & cooking. I recently took 1st place in ACPA's Chili Wars. 

Favorite Quote: "If there is no enemy within, the enemy outside can do us no harm."

Kimberly Gray | kimberly.gray@achieveprep.com

Title: Office Manager

Duties:Enrollment, Scheduling and State reporting

About Me: I have worked for Achieve for little over 3 years. I really enjoy working here. Achieve has so much to offer and they really go out and beyond to help their students.In my spare time I enjoy crocheting, camping and traveling with my family.

Favorite Quote: "Be the reason someone smiles today".

Leslie Hayes | leslie.hayes@achieveprep.com

Title: EMIS Coordinator

Duties: Teaching art classes and working with art students to create banners for the staff's "food" wars.

About me: This is my second year teaching art at Achieve. I enjoy being a part of our students' arts experiences. Sharing my art passion with our students makes everyday a positive day for me and I hope for them. I love spending time with my family, my pets, and traveling.

Favorite Quote: "The main thing is to be moved,to love,to hope,to live"

Jan Revill | jan.revill@achieveprep.com

Title: Art Instructor

Duties: assist teachers and staff with behavior, communicate with

parents and staff, the safety of the building, documentation with

powerschool, PBIS.

 

About Me: I've worked with students and parents in the community of

Toledo Oh for 12 years. I am very outgoing, polite, respectful, and

giving to others. I dream of someday owning my own group home that

helps young men that have been in the justice system to become

productive citizens in their own communities and beyond.

 

Quote: If you have no critics you likely have no success.

Jiaron Keith Mothershed aka (Mr. Keith) | keith.mothershed@achieveprep.com

Job Title: Dean Of Students

Duties: I assist students in navigating everyday life events, experiences and obstacles while being successful in school. Students can also receive community resource help and guidance for  themselves and their families. I also help Juniors to explore college and career options that will enhance their future dreams and successes. My goal is to  empower these students to find a sense of self worth, dignity and confidence, as well as help them obtain job and life skills. 

 

About me:

I have worked at several high schools in the area after being in the community as a social worker for many years. I'm a mother of 2 girls and a bonus mom of 2 boys. My favorite color is purple and my hobby is making vision boards and scrapbooks.

 

Favorite quote:

“LIVE life to its fullest, LOVE every second, LAUGH as you go through it and LEARN all you can”.

Roxanne Quinn | roxanne.quinn@achieveprep.com

Title: Trauma Social and Emotional Learning Coach

Job Duties:Make sure the hallway is clear and assist anybody that need help

 

About me: I have been with Achieve Academy 5 years. I like helping the students.I have coached the basketball team for 4 years.

 

Quote: “In all things give thanks”

Johnnie McCoy | johnnie.mccoy@achieveprep.com

Title:Hall monitor

Duties:

Teacher Assistant (para), In house Sub, Security, Tech Liaison. I work daily to improve the functionality of our educational technologies. I support multiple levels of educational technology, such as school administration, classroom teachers, Special Education, all of which have different technology requirements and expectations. This year I have been asked to maintain the inventory of hardware and software for the district.  I will provide the district consultation, research, and assistance, to students and parents. Which will aid the district in achieving its technology goals and educational goals.

 

About me:

Kenneth Strong has been working for the ACPA since Nov. 22, 2010. 

 

Favorite quote:

“Onward and upward to higher education”.

Kenneth Strong AKA: Strong | kenneth.strong@achieveprep.com

Title: Paraprofessional

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