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.
Natalie Wilcoxen joined the BASIS Ahwatukee family in 2013, when she started as a grade 7 World History teacher. Prior to coming to our school she taught history at a community college and worked in the medical field. She graduated from Arizona State University with majors in History and Religious Studies and then pursued her Master’s at Queen’s University Belfast in Northern Ireland. She looks forward to continuing her time at BASIS Ahwatukee and loves the school and community immensely!
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 Curriculum 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.
Kyle Cornille joined BASIS Ahwatukee in 2016 as a math teacher. As Director of Student Affairs, Kyle is excited to grow the school’s positive culture centered around student success. Prior to joining BASIS Curriculum Schools, Kyle worked as director of a math learning center and taught math in Chicago. He earned Bachelor degrees in math and English and a MEd in Secondary Education from DePaul University.