Eric Fraser has spent seventeen years working in public schools. He spent the first the first ten serving as a literacy tutor and English teacher in New York City public elementary and high schools. More recently, he has been an assistant principal or principal in Brooklyn, NY and Washington, DC in schools serving middle and high school students. He is a proud product of public schools and achieved post-secondary degrees in English, teaching and school leadership at New York University, Pace University, and Teachers College at Columbia University, respectively. AP Fraser will be supporting students, staff and families in the seventh grade and will lead the school’s work in literacy and humanities course. He is motivated to help all students and adults optimize their own personal growth through engaging experiences at school. He is also a proud husband, father to two little girls, and Capitol Hill resident.
Mrs. Katherine Turner is a native Washingtonian and DCPS graduate of School Without Walls SHS. She attended Boston College studying English and secondary education and holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from Fort Hays State University. Affectionately known as "KT" by parents and staff, she brings nine years of experience to the Cluster as an educator with deep roots in literacy and leadership previously teaching 6-8 grade English language arts/composition and serving as an English department chair, grade level team leader in private, public and public charter schools. KT is now in her ninth school year as an Assistant Principal at SHMS and is a proud wife and mother of three, two of whom are Cluster School students.
Rennie M. Taylor is a passionate educator who knows how to design learning systems to maximize teaching and learning opportunities to support student academic success. Mr. Taylor has been educating and supporting students in the District of Columbia for more than fifteen years. As a former coach, mentor, motivational speaker, science teacher, and special education instructor, he has dedicated his entire career to serving students.
Mr. Taylor is a committed school leader. He comes to Stuart-Hobson Middle School with more than a decade of school leadership experience. He is originally from the Caribbean nation of Trinidad and Tobago and has formed an undeniable connection with his students and staff. He supports his team through mentoring, coaching, and working collaboratively with various constituents to create goals to support students. Several years ago, Mr. Taylor was featured by the United States Department of Education for leadership in the field of education. Mr. Taylor partners with various organizations to explore innovative ways to enhance learning experiences for students.
Mr. Taylor holds a B.S in Biology, a Masters degree in Special Education, and a Postgraduate degree in Educational Leadership. He is currently completing his second Postgraduate degree. Mr. Taylor is the proud father of two children, Amanda 12 and Jayce 5. He is married to his wife Judy. When he is not working, Mr. Taylor likes spending time with his family and going on nature walks.