We are proud of the team leaders we have assembled for TLA. We invite you to learn more about our staff, their accomplishments and why they love working at Teen Leader Academy.
Josh Schiering is an innovative and proven youth and teen program expert. He has over 20-years of successful youth and teen management experience within camps and business development and start-ups. Josh is excited to bring a new way of learning and teaching to teens looking to strengthen and fine tune their passion for entrepreneurialism and leadership.
From his days as a Youth Center Director to mentoring DECA and Model UN students to hiring and training over 300 staff per year to run his premier day camps, Josh has the know-how and passion to help your teens unite and lead. Josh is also a proud husband and father of five.
Marc Hoberman is a life-long teen expert, author, life coach and educator. With over 30-years of teaching experience, Marc is also the owner of GradeSuccess Education and brings a love for online teaching and training to TLA.
Marc is a Best-Selling Author, a Camp, School and Corporate Trainer and Presenter. He has mastered an online training technique to help teens improve their test scores, while lowering their anxiety. Marc is exactly the kind of person you want on your team!
Katie brings over 10-years of successful experience in interactive, education-based business development. Katie has her Masters in Education and is the proud owner of Firelight Kids, a music and theater based enrichment company. Katie joins TLA as Educational Consultant to help ensure interactive learning remains top priority.
Katie also brings over 5 years of camp management experience to TLA. She always trains and leads by example. Katie believes strongly in the importance of building teams centered around trust and empathy.
Jake combines his love for camp with a passion for debate, Model UN, DECA and Business Development. Jake is now a Junior at UMASS Amherst's Honors College in the Isenberg School of Business. As a High School Student Jake had many great accomplishments, including:
Jake has developed a winning deliverable that is fast, fun, informative and competitive. Jake shared, "I want to help kids like me get a leg up in DECA and prep for college and beyond." We are proud and excited to have Jake onboard!
We are constantly expanding. If you have a desire to help teens thrive and want to be part of a team of industry leading youth professionals, we invite you to inquire and apply.