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Who we are...

Traci Eshelman Ramey
Executive Director

Dr. Eshelman Ramey, Ph.D.-  Educational Technology and Instructional Design, graduated with High Distinction from Liberty University. She has been an educator for 15 years in public and private school systems.


Dr. Eshelman Ramey has received numerous university awards in research, writing, and MEd capstone on digital game-based learning. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hiram College with a BA in Spanish and Rhetoric and a minor in International Marketing and is a member of the Omicron Delta Kappa honors society.


Dr. Eshelman Ramey has spoken at ISTE, Harvard, TRETC, and ASCD on integrating technology to improve learning outcomes. At Harvard, she outlined a global learning program that connected classrooms in the United States with India on sustainable agriculture projects.

Fluent in multiple languages Dr. Eshelman Ramey has lived, traveled, and worked in 40 countries. She currently resides in Pittsburgh, Pa.


Rachel Halapchuk
Grant Writer


Rachel Halapchuk is in her Junior year of her undergraduate degree in Industrial/ Organisational Psychology from John Carroll University and is planning to pursue a Master of Arts degree in Nonprofit Administration from John Carroll University as well. She has previously worked for Beverly’s Birthdays, a nonprofit that supports the homeless population in Pittsburgh, and for the Center for Service and Social Action at John Carroll University. She also serves as the captain of the women’s varsity swim team at her John Carroll University. 






Board of Directors


Dr. Mark Hogue

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Kent State University, USA

  • CEO of American Curriculum consulting group (ACC) providing qualified international schools to educational programming, esp. The American Diploma Pathway (ADP) program.

  • Graduate Coordinator of Slippery Rock University’s (SRU) Principal Certification Program.

  • Principal certification, California University of Pennsylvania

  • High school principal and director of secondary curriculum and instruction at Greenville High School (GHS), Greenville, PA

  • Named one of four members on the University of Pittsburgh’s College in High School Administrative Advisory Board

Dr. Lawrence Borland

Pediatric Anesthesiologist, UPMC Children's Hospital (Ret.)

Dr. Borland is a retired pediatrician and pediatric anesthesiologist who practiced for 30 years at Pittsburgh Children's hospital. Dr. Borland also taught residents anesthesiology at UPMC and served on the Franklin Regional School Board for more than eight years. He is a tireless advocate for quality education and children.

Brad Young

Controller Nuclear Fuel & Components Manufacturing Business, Westinghouse Electric Company

Controller with over twenty eight years of diversified accounting experience in major projects, commercial/financial, manufacturing, governmental related fields of work. Currently the Controller for Westinghouse Electric Company's Nuclear Fuel and Components Manufacturing Business, managing the overall financial aspects for the business ($1.4B in annual revenues). Previously, Controller of the Nuclear Power Plants Business, oversaw growth of the business from $120M to $1.3B in annual revenues.

Jennifer Price, Esq.

Founder and CEO of Disability Media Network

Jennifer Price is the founder and CEO of Disability Media Network. She is a special education and disability rights attorney, whose practice was based in the Pittsburgh metro area. Prior to founding DiMe Network, Jennifer had over 10 years of experience advocating for victims’ rights as a prosecutor and the rights of people with disabilities. Jennifer is the author of the book, EmpowerEd: Using Real Case Examples to Look Deeper into IEP Management, a book for parents of children with disabilities that explains court cases, while allowing readers to answer questions and take notes. She is a frequent legal commentator on regional talk shows and national speaker addressing children with disabilities and the school-to-prison pipeline. Jennifer is an active member of her community, where she serves on the boards of the Murrysville Community Library Foundation, Girl Scouts of Western Pennsylvania, and East Suburban Citizens Advocacy. Jennifer received her B.S. degree in Business Administration from Fayetteville State University, an HBCU in her hometown of Fayetteville, North Carolina. Afterward, Jennifer graduated from Hamline University School of Law (renamed Mitchell Hamline School of Law) in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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