Our Mission

Deep Roots Charter School’s (DRCS) mission is to teach disciplined learners and to empower them to grow and serve in their community, in college and beyond.

Quick Facts

We will be located in the Kensington catchment community.


The focus of our DRCS community will be college preparatory, preparing students for success at a selective institution.


At DRCS, the driving force in our community will be world class teaching in every classroom.


Formerly of Jounce Partners, G. Logan Blyler will serve as the DRCS school leader.


At DRCS, we will be utilizing the extended school day and extended school year.


School Leadership

G. Logan Blyler
G. Logan BlylerSchool Leader
Ashley McGrath
Ashley McGrathFounding Chief Operating Officer
Brett Garwood
Brett GarwoodFounding Dean of Operations
Nicole Odom
Nicole OdomFounding Dean of Students
Lauren Prisco
Lauren PriscoFounding Director of Specialized Services
Deanna Ashe
Deanna AsheFounding Academic Operations Coordinator
Venetia Birchmore
Venetia BirchmoreFounding Instructional Coach
Amanda Tiedeken
Amanda TiedekenFounding Instructional Coach
Nicole Shirk
Nicole ShirkFounding Instructional Coach
Mary Torres
Mary TorresFounding Office Manager

Board of Trustees

Rob Burns, Board Chair
Jason Tucker, Board Secretary
Ann McKetta
Gwen Bailey
Justin Harper
Sam Haaz
Adonis Banegas
Kim Griffin
Casandra Dominguez

Board Meetings

Board Meetings

Board Minutes

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