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Social Studies TeacherElizabeth Allen
Educators: Social Studies
elizabeth.allen@leihsedu.org
 
Born and raised in Akron, Ohio, Ms. Allen is the oldest of three children. She attended the University of Akron, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education, as well as a double major in History and a minor in Political Science. Ms. Allen loves reading, golfing, enjoying time with friends and family, and spending as much time as she can traveling or on a beach.
 
Family Advocate Picture Scott Asche
Administrators: Family Advocate
scott.asche@leihsedu.org
 
Mr. Asche is a graduate of Cleveland State University and has been committed to working with promising young adults and school-aged youth for almost twenty-seven years. Mr. Asche has served in several roles, i.e., family advocate, attendance liaison, social worker, assistant administrator, and high school baseball coach. Presently as the family advocate, Mr. Asche's primary focus is ensuring that our student's social and emotional barriers are identified and then link to appropriate community resources. Other lesser-known tasks include coordinating teen prevention groups and tracking student attendance. In his spare time, Mr. Asche enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and watching sports.
 
Academic Coach Ruth Bundy
Administrators: Academic Coach
ruth.bundy@leihsedu.org
 
Mrs. Bundy, whom many of you may know from her days as the Title English teacher here at LEIHS, now serves as the school's Academic Coach. As part of her duties, she provides support for the instructional staff, serves as the testing coordinator, and mentors both staff and students as needed. Although she is no longer teaching, Mrs. Bundy will still be able to see and work with the students as she visits the different classrooms. Mrs. Bundy, who resides with her husband and two cats, has been in the education and training field since 1995. She holds various college degrees, her last being a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction, and has over 24 years of educational experience, including more than 16 years in the classroom. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, watching sports, and making handmade cards and crafts. Mrs. Bundy is very honored to be part of the LEIHS family and looks forward to an exciting and rewarding school year.
 
Larry Burt
Administrators: Superintendent
larry.burt@leihsedu.org
 
Superintendent of Lake Erie International High School, Larry A. Burt, is a dedicated leader. He has a vested interest in seeing our youth become successful in our community as well as today's workforce while expressing the extreme importance education plays in each of our lives. Larry believes very strongly in providing options for our students. That is precisely what Lake Erie International High School and its staff takes pride in and gives continuous efforts towards harnessing.
 
Teacher Picture Matthew Cajuste
Educators: Instructional Aide
matthew.cajuste@leihsedu.org
 
Matthew Cajuste is originally from Long Island, NY. He graduated from Seton Hall University with a Marketing degree, and also played on the Men's Basketball team. Recently, he obtained his Teaching License as an Intervention Specialist. In his spare time, he loves to watch/play all sports, go on hikes, and spend time with his family.
 
Teacher Picture Jason Ferus
Educators: English/LA Teacher
jason.ferus@leihsedu.org
 
Mr. Ferus is an English teacher and comes to Lake Erie International High School in his third year of instruction. He graduated from Cleveland State University, where he majored in English and minored in Education. He specializes in American and British literature and is excited to embark on his new adventure in education. Mr. Ferus is an avid Cleveland sports fan and a dedicated supporter of Liverpool Football Club in England. He also plays soccer and drums.
 
Teacher Picture William Hammer
Educators: Science
william.hammer@leihsedu.org
 
Mr. Hammer is the Science Teacher at Lake Erie International High School. He graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Physics, including a minor in mathematics, from Xavier University in 1992. Mr. Hammer also has an Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology and a Master's Degree in Education. Mr. Hammer has been teaching at Lake Erie since May of 2005. Before his teaching career, Mr. Hammer was a salesman and part-owner of a state-wide wine importer and distributor.
 
Instructional Aide Picture Brittany Harrison
Educators: Instructional Aide
brittany.harrison@leihsedu.org
 
Ms. Harrison is one of our Instructional Aides at Lake Erie International High School. She was born and raised in Southern California and recently moved to Ohio. She currently attends Cuyahoga Community College in pursuit of her Associate of Science in Nursing degree. Ms. Harrison loves that she gets to help grow our school towards success every day and is excited about what the future holds for our school.
 
Principal Picture Tara Hullum
Administrators: Principal
tara.hullum@leihsedu.org
 
Ms. Hullum was raised in the city of Cleveland and the surrounding suburbs. She is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a Bachelor's in Urban Services Administration, with an emphasis on Nonprofit Management and Leadership. A graduate of Walden University Masters in Public Administration. With over 12 years of experience in the nonprofit sector, she decided to pursue a career in education in 2010, accepting a position with Life Skills Center of Lake Erie, which then became Lake Erie International High School. She is passionate about educating every student and believes, "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." (Nelson Mandela).
 
College and Career Advisor Latonya Johnson
Administrators: Academic &  Career Advisor 
 
Ms. Johnson is an Instructional Aide, and this is her 5th year in education. She attended The University of Akron and received my bachelor's degree in Child Development. She is currently pursuing my master's degree in Social Work. Ms. Johnson enjoys spending time with her friends and family and traveling.
 
Teacher Picture Brian Keating
Educators: Title I Math Teacher
brian.keating@leihsedu.org
 
Brian Keating was born and did kid stuff in Lakewood, OH. He explored music and more while at St Ed's, had fun with racquetball and Computer Science at Cleveland State University, programmed computers at St Vincent Charity Hospital, and earned a license and practiced Massage Therapy for 15 years. He studied more math and earned a Masters in Secondary Education and has been teaching both enthusiastic and reluctant math students ever since.
 
Student Success Coordinator VaLencia Lescook
Administrators: Student Success Coordinator
valencia.lescook@leihsedu.org
 
Mrs. Lescook, MBA, has twenty plus years of student engagement experience, including, but not limited to, student counseling, teen financial literacy education, numerous years of school governing experience, and several years as a Student Success Coordinator at Lake Erie International High School. Mrs. Lescook has a BA in Business Administration from Cleveland State University, an MBA from American InterContinental University with a concentration in Healthcare Management, a Core of Knowledge Certificate for Nursing Home Administration from Ohio State University. She is a licensed Real Estate Agent with E&D Realty and Investment Co., Inc. Mrs. Lescook's sole focus is the advancement and betterment of the community as a whole, from children to adults. As the Student Success Coordinator for Lake Erie International High School, she is determined to be a motivational inspiration for the staff, students, and families that she will have the pleasure of being in contact with. Mrs. Lescook is a devoted wife and mother to three children. She is very excited to contribute to the success of the students and staff here at Lake Erie International High School.
 
Teacher Picture Joseph Marosan
Educators: Math Teacher
joseph.marosan@leihsedu.org
 
Joe Marosans' 8th year of teaching He has taught in a wide range of schools around the Cleveland area. His interests are all Cleveland sports, golfing, and video games. He is a graduate of Baldwin-Wallace College.
 
 
Assistant Principal Picture Bruce Marsh
Administrators: Assistant Principal
bruce.marsh@leihsedu.org
 
Born and raised in the Cleveland area, Mr. Marsh is very familiar with many of the obstacles our students encounter. He is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a Bachelor's degree in Education and licensure in Social Studies. As a Social Studies teacher, Mr. Marsh had a great passion for Government. Currently, he is serving as the Assistant Director of Lake Erie International High School.
 
W.MunizWilnelia Muniz
Administrators: Secretary
 
Ms. Muniz is the secretary at Lake Erie International High School. A proud mother of three, she is enrolled at Cuyahoga Community College where she is pursuing a degree in Accounting. Originally from Yauco, Puerto Rico, she has called Cleveland home for the majority of her life. She enjoys family gatherings and is looking forward to becoming an integral part of the Lake Erie team.
 
Enrollment Specialist Picture Marileny Pedraza
Administrators: Enrollment Specialist
marileny.pedraza@leihsedu.org
 
She loves meeting new people and learning about different cultures. Her hobbies are traveling with her husband and three daughters. Her goal is to visit as many places as possible every year. Her future travel plans include Paris, Brazil, and Dubai.
 
 
Office Manager Picture Gisell Rivera
Administrators: Office Manager
gisell.rivera@leihsedu.org
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
CTE Coordinator
Norbert Spivey
Administrators: Career and Technical Education Director
norbert.spivey@leihsedu.org
 
Mr. Spivey is the Placement Specialist at Lake Erie International High School. He graduated from the University of Akron with both a Bachelor's Degree in Sports Studies and a Master's Degree in Sports Science and Coaching. He previously worked in collegiate athletics at both Ohio University and the University of Akron.
 
 
Alexandria CejaA.Ceja
Administrators: Retention Specialist
 
Ms. Ceja is a graduate of Cleveland State University with a Bachelors in Social Work. Ms. Ceja has 4+ years experience in child welfare and working with children in the foster care system. Ms. Ceja is a mother of two boys and enjoys finding new music, Mexican food and being outdoors.