Dr. Michael Conti, CEO, comes to us with decades of educational leadership experience, including 17 years in cyber charter schooling. He is ready to contribute a wealth of knowledge and passion for cyber education to the Agora community, and has a clear vision for the future of our school as we continue to rebuild. Currently, Dr. Conti is a member of the Leaders Council for the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools, a group comprised of charter school leaders who work to ensure that PCPCS provides the best possible support for its members; he promotes networking and information-sharing; and advocates for legislation to promote effective, high-quality charter schools.
Rich Jensen is the Chief Academic Officer for Agora. Rich has served previously as both High School Principal and Assistant Principal at Agora. He is passionate about a school culture centered on being the most effective and positive learning environment for all students. Rich always enjoys a nice hot cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, and when not working, he enjoys reading, spending time with family, and sports.
Laurie Smith is the Director of Human Resources at Agora. With more than 20 years of experience in human resources in the technology,
healthcare and manufacturing sectors, Laurie is committed to working with staff and employees to foster a culture of respect and promoting a
positive work environment. In her free time, Laurie enjoys cooking and baking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
Karenann Young is Agora’s Chief Operation Officer and has been with our school since 2010. She is passionate about students having all the tools necessary to fulfill their cyber education needs. In her free time, Karenann enjoys spending time with her family and their dogs.