MEET OUR TEAM
Lorna is a dedicated educator who has spent her career working to identify and create the best educational options for children. She joined K12 in 2008 and has partnered with state and local boards of education, school leaders, and policymakers to launch full-time online and blended public schools around the country. Lorna earned her bachelor's degree in English education and her master's degree in gifted education from Arkansas Tech University. She earned her doctorate in educational administration and supervision (with a co-emphasis in gifted education) from the University of Arkansas, Little Rock.
Patrick works with school partners to help ensure all programs are being implemented appropriately to support special student populations. He joined K12 in 2010 and transferred to the blended services team in 2014. Patrick earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from Southwestern Adventist College and his Master of Arts in psychology from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Rachel has been with K12 since 2011 and joined the blended services ream in 2015. She supports schools with teacher development and data analysis and works with the administrative team to ensure that implementation of the blended learning model is successful and effective. Rachel received her bachelor's degree in communication studies and an educational leadership certificate from DePaul University and holds a certificate of French studies and a master's degree in elementary education from the University of Phoenix. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in leadership and supervision.
Ashley provides operational support for each of our blended schools. She joined K12 in 2010 as a teacher at the Arizona Virtual Academy and, after two years, moved into the head of school role. In her various roles at K12, she has mastered all aspects of the K12 systems, including those used for enrollment, course assignments, ordering materials, creating sections of courses for teachers, and other critical functions. Ashley holds a bachelor's degree in secondary education with a minor in history from the University of New Mexico, and a master's degree in learning and technology from Western Governors University.
Lucy joined K12 in 2011 and develops marketing plans, implements mobile and social marketing strategies, builds community influencer partnerships, leads hyper-local marketing efforts and social media engagement, and provides family and student enrollment support, competitive analysis, and related professional development. Her team training and leadership have resulted in increased blended school enrollments. Lucy holds a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction, certificates in digital marketing, and a K–12 principal's certification.