Keith Gough is a graduate of Merrillville High School and Indiana University. He studied Social Studies Education in Bloomington, Indiana where he first began volunteering. After graduating, Keith served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Eastern Ukraine. He spent two years in Belovodsk, only a few miles from the Russian border, teaching English as a foreign language, organizing environmentally themed youth summer camps, implementing HIV/AIDs awareness and prevention community events. Currently, Keith teaches 8th grade social studies at Highland Middle School, where he coordinates student council, the National Geographic Geography Bee and an after school club for students who like heavy metal music. Keith and his wife, Bethanie, teach adult ESL courses at the Lake County Library in Merrillville.
How emotions affect behavior - neuroplasticity at work
With nearly 20 years in the affordable housing industry, Ed Stone currently leads one of the largest portfolios in the country with over $15 Billion invested. Prior to his asset management endeavors, Ed held various community development positions aimed at improving blighted areas. Locally, Ed also serves as one of the founding Board members to the Highland Education Foundation. Ed earned his bachelor’s degree from Bentley University and his MBA from Indiana University.
Robin Sizemore earned a bachelors degree from Indiana University Bloomington's Kelley School of Business, an elementary teaching certificate and reading endorsement from Purdue University, and is currently pursuing an endorsement in Applied Neuroplasticity from Butler. Robin loves her loud, Italian family, writing, reading, helping children find their strengths, and being walked by her dogs. You can find her work published on The Mighty, TMB, and Sweatpants and Coffee to name a few. Her first published work was A Crack in Time, a 6 page sci-fi story manually typewritten and sporting a construction paper cover which was completed from her two-story playhouse in 1977.
Superhero Training and Supply is a non-profit social emotional learning organization dedicated to supporting youth using yoga, mindfulness, and creative arts for youth to address depression, anger, anxiety and stress.
We believe personalized attention, a calm, focused mind and body, and the ability to use creativity as an outlet are fundamental keys to future success.
Lindsay Wasowski is a graduate of Ball State University where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She is an avid dog lover and a dog mommy to an adorable Pug name Koby. Lindsay is extremely passionate about helping children become the best they can be academically, socially and emotionally!
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Jennifer Zaronias is a graduate of Highland High School and Purdue University Lafayette. A successful retail manager she was promoted to supervisor to train and develop 8 locations for IZOD, GH BASS, Geoffry Beene, and Van Heusen. She earned her MBA from Indiana University... GO HOOSIERS. Jennifer is the proud mother to two children, Michael 14 and David 12, and served as Treasurer, Secretary, and ultimately President of the local Moms Club Chapter. She currently works as assistant project manager at Munster Steel. Jennifer will be handling the SUPPLY in Superhero Training and Supply, Inc.
Meditation instead of detention