Stephen Weber, Director – Stephen joined the management team of EE in the fall of 2005 and now serves as director. He holds an MBA in international business administration and an MA in English and creative writing from the University of Illinois – Chicago. He has also earned a BA in English at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Stephen has extensive experience tutoring students in various subjects and has facilitated executive functioning workshops and high school entrance exam sessions for clients of Educational Endeavors.
Erin Bosack Garcia, Program Director – Erin writes curriculum for all EE workshops; trains tutors and instructors; and cultivates strong relationships with EE’s partner organizations, schools, and families. Prior to entering this role, Erin spent ten years as a high school English teacher in Glenview, IL where she taught World Literature and Humanities among other English courses. An EE tutor and workshop instructor since 2007, Erin has helped a great number of students improve standardized test scores, refine essays, and discover what study habits work best for them. She holds a BA in English from The Ohio State University and an MA in teaching from National-Louis University.
John Warner, Staff Writer – John is a writer, editor, speaker, researcher, and author of eight books, including Why They Can’t Write: Killing the Five-Paragraph Essay and Other Necessities (Johns Hopkins UP) and The Writer’s Practice: Building Confidence in Your Nonfiction Writing (Penguin). With 20 years of college teaching experience and seven years as a contributor to Inside Higher Ed, John has become a national voice on issues of faculty labor, institutional values, and writing pedagogy. John is also a weekly columnist for the Chicago Tribune, writing on books and reading, and works as senior analyst and communication strategist for Willow Research, a market research firm focused on helping mission-driven institutions and organizations. He is affiliate faculty at the College of Charleston. His most recent book, Sustainable. Resilient. Free.: The Future of Public Higher Education is now available.