Bob is the Junior High & High School Director at Empower College Prep (Grades 7-11) he moved to the valley as a jr-hi student from the NY area. He attended HS and college at ASU where he as a major in Special Education and a Master’s in Counseling. He completed his Doctorate in Educational Leadership in 2002. He was worked as a teacher, counselor, coach, Principal, Director of High School and CEO. Collectively Dr. Rossi has over 37 years of experience working in schools in AZ and across the country/ His consulting work has brought him to over 30 schools in 7 different states.
Academics and Compliance
Ms. Cindi Gordon earned a Bachelors in Liberal Studies, a Masters Degree in Special Education & Elementary Education, and will earn her Masters in Educational Leadership from Arizona State University in December of 2019. Ms. Gordon originally worked in the field of Juvenile Corrections, but her passion is special education and working with high needs populations within school settings. In the past she has worked with students aged 4 through 22; as a teacher, program coordinator, academic coach, a trainer. She looks forward to supporting ECP families, students and staff as our school continues to grow.
Career and College Counselor
Natalie Morgan serves as our College and Career Counselor. She has 7 years experience developing college-prep programs in Phoenix and Los Angeles. Natalie is an alumna of UC San Diego having studied Cognitive Science and found her passion for education justice through her service with Public Allies Los Angeles, an Americorps program. In her free time she enjoys dancing, reading and mentoring youth.
Kristen Connor graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and furthered her education at Boston University obtaining her master’s degree in Social Work. Kristen recently moved to the Phoenix area from Boston and appreciates the warm weather! In her free time, she enjoys hiking, traveling, and reading.