Education Partnerships

Our Education Partnerships team is dedicated to building long-lasting, supportive, and engaged partnerships with educators and those who work with us to make our mission a reality. With 40 years of expertise in the fields of education and child advocacy, we’ve developed a team of passionate professionals who truly understand the challenges faced by schools and districts. We’re committed to working with our clients by providing high-quality, research-based programs and ongoing support that promote our vision of safe children thriving in a peaceful world.

Join our growing team! Visit our Careers page to learn about our current openings.

Kelly Merkling

Director of Education Partnerships

Amy Walker

National Education Partnerships Senior Manager

Lisa Wright

Education Account Manager, West Coast

Jennifer Sanderlin

Senior Education Partnerships Manager, South

Kyra Rhoads

Education Account Manager, South

Yvette Braddock, MEd

Senior Education Partnerships Manager, Central

Zach Sherman

Educational Account Manager, Central

Kate Tovias

Senior Education Partnerships Manager, Northeast

Chad Parke

Education Account Manager, Northeast

Beau Fletcher

Education Account Manager, Mountain Plains

Majella McNeese

Education Partnerships Operations Manager

Carolyn Hubbard

International Partnerships Manager