Kristen Jordison

Kristen Jordison

Head of School

Mrs. Jordison returns to us as Head of School after serving as Head of School at BASIS Scottsdale since 2016. She has worked with, and on behalf of, Arizona charter schools since 1995-as Director of Compliance and Governmental Affairs at BASIS.ed, and prior to that, as Executive Director of the Arizona State Board for Charter Schools. She was responsible for both the academic and fiscal oversight of all Arizona charter schools, including strategic planning and implementation, policy development, coordination, and establishment of educational partnerships. Mrs. Jordison holds an MA in Social Sciences from the University of Utah.

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Sierra Miller, head of operations

Sierra Miller

Head of Operations

Sierra Miller joined the BASIS Ahwatukee community last year as the Auxiliary Programs Coordinator, before graciously accepting her current position as Head of Operations for the Mustangs.

Ms. Miller started working for BASIS Charter Schools initially, in 2014, as an accounting intern at BASIS.ed while in college. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from Northern Arizona University, she began her career in 2016 at BASIS Scottsdale Primary East, serving in various roles, and ultimately as the school’s Auxiliary Programs Coordinator.

As Head of Operations, Ms. Miller’s adept skill and dedication to learning continue to benefit and serve our BASIS Ahwatukee students and families.

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Lyndsay Rogers, Director of Student Affairs

Lyndsay Rogers

Director of Academic Programs

Lyndsay Rogers is the Director of Academic Programs at BASIS Ahwatukee. She joined BASIS Ahwatukee in its opening year of 2013 as the Student Support Coordinator, served as the Dean of Students the year following, moved into the Director of Student Affairs role in 2015 and is now the Director of Academic Programs. Mrs. Rogers oversees all activities related to student registration, curriculum coordination including assessments, scheduling, and other school related academic systems and programs. Mrs. Rogers earned her BS in Biology from Lees-McRae College in North Carolina. She graduated summa cum laude as a student athlete, playing soccer all four years, while also involved in the performing arts and leading student government. Her career in education started in 2001, as a certified high school biology teacher and soccer coach in the state of Texas, then gaining her certificate in Massachusetts in 2006. For five years, Mrs. Rogers worked in the biotech industry for the following diagnostic labs, Genzyme Genetics and Laboratory Corporation of America respectively. Eager to get back into education, she found BASIS Charter Schools to be her home away from home. Mrs. Rogers is excited to be a part of BASIS Ahwatukee, helping to create a great culture for learning and guiding students to reach their full potential.

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Nicole Quillan

Nicole Quillan

Director of Student Affairs

Nicole Quillan is the Director of Student Affairs at BASIS Ahwatukee. She joined BASIS Ahwatukee in 2014 as a Spanish teacher and has taught all levels of Spanish, as well as grades 5 and 6 math. As a teacher, she has enjoyed traveling with students of all grade levels, both domestically and internationally.

Mrs. Quillan earned a BA in Spanish, with a minor in middle-school mathematics, from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Mrs. Quillan moved to Arizona in 1995 to begin her teaching career and taught at a local school district before taking time off to raise her children. Upon returning to teaching, Mrs. Quillan has enjoyed being a part of the BASIS Ahwatukee community and is proud to watch all the students find success in each learning opportunity.

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