Our team of Alternative Licensure Instructors (ALIs) and education professionals are ready to share their real experience and guide you towards your goal every step of the way.

Together we offer over 60 years of experience as professional learning leaders and educators and have built a learning community that mentors and empowers new teachers towards a successful teaching career built upon culturally responsive and inclusive teaching practices.

Suzanne Arnold PhD

Executive Director of ASPIRE to Teach Alternative Teacher Licensure and Assistant Clinical Professor

Erin Bache

Senior Instructor

Liliana Flores Amaro

Alternative Licensure Instructor

Jennifer Fox

Director of ASPIRE to Teach Clinical Assistant Professor

Julia Kantor

Clinical Assistant Professor

Evan McClintock

Senior Instructor

Sam McNitt

Senior Instructor

Leslie Prock

Senior Instructor

Kathryn Schamu

Alternative Licensure Instructor

Dane Stickney

Senior instructor
ASPIRE has been so supportive through my whole first year of teaching. I have had so many questions and issues come up and I know I can count on my ASPIRE Instructors to be there. They are supportive and always make sure that they are there to answer all of my questions. - Kiwi , ASPIRE Candidate