Our Team

John Nania

Executive Director

With more than 30 years experience working in Organizational Development, Process Improvement, Project Management, and Fundraising for not-for-profit and for-profit organizations, John has a mission-driven passion to serve our community.

Courtney Baughman

Program Director

With more than 10 years of experience working in music therapy, early childhood education, and program management, Courtney is committed to the advancement and education of adult learners in our community.

Katie Weber​

Program Coordinator

With more than 11 years of experience working with adult immigrant and refugee populations as an ESL instructor and refugee resettlement employee, Katie is committed to increasing access to literacy programming in the Omaha community.

Matt Stokely

Student Success Navigator

With an emphasis in English as a Second Language, Matt has been a licensed educator for over twenty years. He strives to improve our global community by supporting those who seek to learn and grow.

Kamryn Pullen

Data Specialist

With four years of teaching experience and a background in computer science, Kamryn is committed to advancing equitable education in the Omaha community.