For the staff, this is not just a job for them. They are really on a mission to change these childrens’ lives and impact the community.– Jason, Parent
CCA has made it possible for my son to get wonderful grades and scholarships to great high schools that I never in a million years thought I would be able to send him to.– Maria, Parent
The teachers do everything in their power to be responsible for the success of not only their students, but of the school, of the class, and of the grade.– Jason, Parent
The teachers care. They care about education, they make sure the kids get their work done, and they communicate with you.– Bobby and Paula, Parents
It’s a great school to attend. It’s a great place to work too, because everyone here has a passion and dedication.– Michelle Williams
I have always expected Christopher to go far, but with the help of CCA, Christopher already has a plan. He has a plan and he’s in the 8th grade - and that’s amazing.– Maria, Mother
These teachers are so upbeat. They make you feel very very welcome.– Bobby Cline and Paula Green
When I visit our students who are now in high school, they have that same passion for college, even after they have left CCA.– Michelle Williams
Fulfilling our mission is no easy task. It will require an extensive commitment of time, energy and financial resources.– Andrew Boy
We’d like to thank them for the opportunity to let our son go to this school. I don’t know how they found me, but I’m glad they did.– Bobby and Paula, Parents
I love the fact that the teachers hold her accountable for her homework, for her tests, for the syllabus. Everything is in order.– Jason, Parent
The administration supports the things that are important. They support the teachers, they are always focused on learning and getting kids as far as they can in 1 year, 2 years, 3 years.– Kathryn Anstaett
I'm most proud of my grades. Since I've come here, I've been on the honor roll every single time.– Christopher, Student
School Performance Institute
We are dedicated to the success of ALL students.
Andrew Boy – Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Boy is the founder and leader of the United Schools Network where he has won numerous awards including Business First’s Forty Under 40 designation. Prior to launching the network, he participated in the selective Building Excellent Schools fellowship in Boston, Massachusetts. He started his career as a science teacher and lab director at the first charter school in Ohio to earn an Excellent rating. Over the course of his career at USN, he has raised more than $4.8 million dollars to further the organization’s mission.
John A. Dues – Chief Learning Officer & SPI Director
Mr. Dues is the lead developer at the School Performance Institute. He spent three years as a classroom teacher, three years as an assistant school director, and five years as a school director before becoming the Chief Learning Officer for the United Schools Network. One of his primary responsibilities during his eight years as a school leader was to plan and implement an annual four-week summer training program for teachers. In 2013, he was recognized as the Ohio School Leader of the Year by the Ohio Alliance for Public Charter Schools.
Astrid A. Arca – Manager, Strategy & Operations
Ms. Arca is the most recent addition to the School Performance Institute. She plays a key role in creating systems, processes, and strategy across all business functions of the organization. In the past year, she was a BRIGHT Fellow and served students in the heart of Appalachia while completing an MBA program at The Ohio State University. In previous roles, she has been an economist at the Ohio Office of Budget and Management and regional data coordinator at the World Health Organization. Astrid, who grew up in Peru and is multilingual, is a proven leader with diverse and unique experience in finding innovative solutions to complex adaptive challenges and passionate about changing children’s lives through education.