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About

WE HAVE AN OUTSTANDING TEAM OF MASTER EDUCATORS & HIGHLY SKILLED PRACTITIONERS

Inspire Success

Just Inspire is an educational consulting company committed to improving the quality of education in schools and throughout the community. Founded by an educator with over 20 years’ experience in the field, our team includes master educators and specialists skilled at actuating comprehensive school improvement.

We have partnered with numerous school districts, government agencies, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities to write, administer, and evaluate grants, including fiscal reporting and grant sustainability.

Who We Are

Susan Maher
Executive Director

Sue is a Registered Nurse and educator with over 20 years of experience serving community municipalities and improving education for students and their families. Sue dedicates her time and talents to her own community by serving on the board of various school and community organizations.

Just Inspire is founded on the principle of Sue’s commitment to community development and her belief that all students deserve equal opportunity to education. When Sue is not in the classroom or in a board meeting, she is in the Just Inspire office supporting the staff, or spending time with her daughter.

Sport

NYC Marathon runner turned gym rat

 

Did you know?

Susan has 2 rescue dogs Snowy & Joey

 

Birthplace

Mount Vernon, NY

 

Education

Dominican College | Long Island University| SUNY New Paltz

Stephanie Culnen
CFO

Stephanie is a Certified Public Accountant with more than 29 years of accounting experience in both public and private accounting. Ms. Culnen earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting from Pace University and began her career in public accounting conducting audits and reviews.

Stephanie spent many years as the Controller for a non-profit organization where she directed the treasury, budgeting, accounting, audit, employee benefits and long range forecasting and planning for the firm.  She also served as a liaison to the Audit and Operations Committees during her tenure.

Stephanie has gained extensive experience in devising and improving workflows and controls for processing data as well as implementing and upgrading accounting software.

Sport Team

New York Giants

 

Did you know?

Stephanie LOVES to travel

 

Birthplace

NYC NY

 

Education

Pace University

Abigail Anderson
Editorial Director

Abigail Anderson, LMSW, is a mental health professional and health educator with more than ten years experience working with children, families, and educators. A trained social worker, Abigail Anderson has extensive experience working with young people and is highly skilled in youth development.

Specializing in prevention education and sexual health, Ms. Anderson has designed and presented hundreds of educational workshops and professional training events for schools and community organizations.

Sport Team

The Brooklyn Dodgers

 

Did you know?

Abigail also owns a donut & esspresso bar

 

Birthplace

NY

 

Education

Barnard College | Fordham University

Rob Bylett
Creative Director

Mr Bylett, Creative Director, has been honing his talents for well over a decade, in Graphic Design, Web Development, Social Media Marketing and Corporate Branding. Originally hailing from Northeast England, Mr Bylett  brought the  European style and culture with him and expresses it throughout his creative process. He is a world class husband and father of 3, spending his downtime traveling with his family.

Sport Team

Middlesbrough FC

 

Did you know?

79% of all statistics are made up on the spot.

 

Birthplace

Stockton-on-Tees UK

 

Education

Cleveland College of Art & Design

Kristen Borthwick
Management

Kristen loves helping people in any way she can.

“Working in a field that gives kids more opportunity is amazing and extremely rewarding.”

Sport Team

New York Yankees

 

Did you know?

Kristen has aspirations to travel around the world!

 

Birthplace

Queens, NY

 

Education

SUNY New Paltz

Marlon Stephenson
Educational Consultant
Data Management Specialist

Marlon enjoys working at Just Inspire as his position allows him a deeper sense of accomplishment as he is able to actively interact with the students while monitoring and facilitating their progress.

Sport Team

New York Giants & New York Knicks

 

Did you know?

Marlon was quite the athlete who excelled in cricket and soccer while in high school.

 

Birthplace

Jamaica, W.I.

 

Education

Iona College (BBA and MBA)

Kristin Crowley
Data Consultant

As a former school administrator, Kristin Crowley has extensive experience in curriculum and instruction along with the nuances and challenges that come with the ever-changing landscape in education. Her lifelong commitment to making putting children first has be at the forefront of all her educational endeavors. Starting as a classroom teacher, she worked her way up to being a Principal, alongside some extremely talented people who she credits her success to. 

She has always focused her work around at-risk youth, specifically middle aged students who are over-aged and under credited. She has presented at numerous educational conferences and has publishing credentials. With educational licensing in general and special education as well as school administration, she uses her past experiences to help her support schools through data driven decision making while maintaining the best interest of students.

When she is not wrapped up in the world of education, she prides herself on being a mom to two beautiful daughters ages 8 and 11, the younger of which is a competitive cheerleader and the older who is most often found on practicing and preparing for her latest theatrical role.

Sport Team

NHL – San Jose Franchise (her cousin plays for them!)

 

Did you know?

She is a huge fan of the National Parks system and you can often find her planning her next adventure to a national park!

 

Birthplace

New York

 

Education

Rider University | Mercy College | Bank Street College of Education

Margaret Struk
Outside Educational Expert (OEE)

Marge Struk is completing her 45th year in public education, supporting Pre-K through high school students, teachers and administrators. She served at both the school and district levels as teacher, staff developer, literacy and curriculum specialist, middle school principal and Network Leader for the New York City Department of Education.

Marge has worked as a consultant with charter, Turnaround and Renewal schools and is currently a certified OEE for New York State with a wealth of knowledge and experience with leadership development and the school improvement process.

Sport Team

New York Yankees

 

Did you know?

Marge has seven children

 

Birthplace

NYC NY

 

Education

City College of New York | Bank Street College

Mary Ann Tucker
Consultant

MaryAnn Tucker, consultant, has been in education for over 38 years as a teacher, an Assistant Principal and a Principal in the New York City School System. MaryAnn began her career as an elementary school teacher but then found that her passion was in connecting with high school students. 

Newly retired, her desire to continue to support and educate the “whole child” and their family blends perfectly with the mission and philosophy of Just Inspire. MaryAnn holds a Master’s Degree in Education and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and Elementary Education / Special Education from The College of New Rochelle.

In addition, she holds a degree from the College of Saint Rose in Educational Supervision & Administration.

Sport Team

New York Giants

 

Did you know?

Mary Ann hates to have her picture taken!

 

Birthplace

Kingston, NY

 

Education

College of New Rochelle | College of Saint Rose

Gary Prince
Consultant

Gary Prince, consultant, has been in education since 1978. He began his career as high school Mathematics teacher in the New York City school system. He quickly moved into administration as NYC Assistant Principal and later Principal of a high school. His achievements as principal were widely recognized by the Department of Education Chancellor and Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

Since retiring in 2012, Gary has been actively supporting principals in NYC working with consulting companies and Fordham University.  Currently, Gary’s expertise in data analysis and management has brought him to our Just Inspire Team.

Gary holds a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Master Degree in Physical Education from Lehman College, Degree in Computer Science from Iona College, a Degree from Mercy College in Educational Supervision & Administration.

Sport Team

New York Yankees

 

Did you know?

Gary is an avid photographer

 

Birthplace

Bronx NY

 

Education

Lehman College | Iona College | Mercy College

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