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Mr. Willie Banks


Mr. Willie Banks has had an appreciable amount of experience in educating children, and has earned two degrees in education: a bachelor’s degree from Stillman College and a master’s degree from Grand Canyon University. Preceding his 3rd grade teaching career in East Cleveland, Mr. Banks became one of the primary individuals with the vision of opening a school that targeted at risk youth in the city of Cleveland. In 2004, Mr. Banks helped open Greater Heights Academy, one of Cleveland’s first Charter Schools. As a teacher and school leader, Mr. Banks enjoys being able to shape young minds and watch those students mature and grow. Through collaboration, data driven decisions, and consistency, Mr. Banks leads with compassion, honor, and integrity – three of his pillars to success.

Ms. Jessica Lowther

Featured Teacher

Ms. Jessica Lowther has many years of experience teaching young students. Preceding her 2004 graduation from St. Vincent-St. Mary High school, Ms. Lowther went on to receive her Early Childhood Education degree from Mount Union College, where she minored in science and played volleyball. She wishes to build confident scholars that can add value to their respective communities. In her role as a 1st grade teacher, Ms. Lowther’s goal is to create an environment in which the students may thrive, both academically and socially. By building strong relationships with her students and their families as well as the teachers and staff in her school community, Ms. Lowther is able to support her 1st grade students in growth, and help them succeed to their fullest potential.

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