Faculty & Staff

The quality of teaching – and the professional background and experience of our teachers – is what makes Yorktown Education truly exceptional.

Randall Reiners
Head of School, Founder and Chairman
Education:
-Iowa State University * Electrical Engineering
-University of Missouri * B.S.B.A. Marketing & Management
-Northwestern University (Kellogg School of Management) * M.B.A.

Purvi Ajmera
Dean of School
Education:
-University of Tulsa * B.A. Elementary Ed & Psychology
-Oklahoma State University * M.S. Applied Behavioral Studies & Learning Disabilities

Lower School

Eva Alvey
Cohort 1 Teacher
Education:
-Kentucky Wesleyan College * B.A. K-8 Elementary Education
-Murray State University * M.A. P-12 Special Education
-University of Southern Indiana * M.A. Elementary Education

Kristen Robel
Cohort 2 Teacher
Education:
-Salisbury University * B.S. Elementary Education
-University of Massachusetts * M.Ed. Science Education

Leah Murphy
Cohort 3 Teacher

Education:
-University of Tulsa * B.A. Elementary Education
-University of North Texas * M.S.  Educational Psychology
-University of North Texas  * Ph.D. Educational Psychology  (Currently working towards)

Lower / Upper School

Jing Ma
Lower / Middle School Mandarin
Education:
-Tianjin Normal University * B.A. English Literature
Paige Lane
Lower / Upper School Fine Arts
Education:
-University of Texas of the Permian Basin * B.A. Fine Art Education

Upper School

Jaylene Richard
Cohort 4 Teacher
Education:
-West Virginia University at Parkersburg * B.A. Elementary Education
April Walker
Cohort 4 Teacher
Education:
-Texas A&M University * B.B.A. Finance
-University of Texas at Dallas * M.A. Humanities
-University of North Texas * Ph.D. Educational Psychology (currently working towards)
Graham Bower
High School World Context Teacher
Education:
-University of Texas at Dallas * BA Historical Studies
-University of Texas at Dallas * MA History
Ginny Clark
High School English / Guidance Counselor
Education:
-Southern Methodist University * B.S. Journalism/English
-University of Texas at Dallas * Teaching Certificate
Miguel Cuadros
High School Mathematics
Education:
-Undergrad: UNT *B.A. Mathematics with Secondary Education Certification,
-Grad: UTD  *M.A. Mathematics Education (currently working toward)
Marissa Tyro
High School Science
Education:
-Northern Arizona University * B.S.Ed. Chemistry
-Southern Methodist University * M.S. Chemistry

Administration

Veronica Vargas
Administrator and Admissions
Education:
-DeVry University * B.S. in Technical Management

Deb Smalley
Office Assistant, After School Care
Education:
-LeTourneau University *BS in Business Management

Partnership Instructors

Collin College
Stellar Academy of Fine Arts
Stretch & Grow (Physical Education)
Texas Scuba