Working together to increase the availability and quality of afterschool opportunities statewide.
Courtney Sullivan, MBA is the Executive Director of the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence. Coming from a family of educators, Courtney has always been passionate about education, students and the importance of supporting youth as they become the next generation of leaders and teachers. Courtney’s early professional career was focused on marketing and communications in the nonprofit sector. After getting her MBA from ASU, she moved into management and advocacy. Courtney is excited to bring the vast network of out of school time providers and supporters together to help Arizona youth succeed and thrive.
Ryan is a production specialist by training and an event manager by trade.
She has worked with Hollywood productions, arts festivals, and several education foundations. With over 10 years event management and communications experience she is a great asset for leading the efforts for AZ CASE professional development workshops, out of school time resource distribution, and coordination of our Fall Schools Out, Make it Count Conference.
Susan Feldman, a graduate of The University of Michigan, comes from a background in sales, marketing, and customer service. However, she has always been passionate about education and helping children, having founded a local charity in 1997 to redistribute gently used goods to needy children, and spending many hours hands-on helping in classrooms, being a reading mentor, and working for educational organizations.
Originally from South Dakota, Shaya has spent the last few years in the South working in both the nonprofit and federal sectors, always focused on service. She has concentrated her skills in the operations and logistics of long-term recovery projects for natural disasters. Shaya comes to AzCase as an AmeriCorps VISTA member. In her position as Outreach Coordinator, she works with our team in developing community partnerships, implementing our communication strategy, and helping to create a sustainable future for our organization.
A native Arizonan, Caitlin King Khoury graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Masters degree in Nonprofit Studies. Caitlin began her career as a teacher in a Title 1 elementary school and at the Mesa Community College Children’s Center. Her interest in informal learning led her to join the founding staff of the Children’s Museum of Phoenix, and ultimately to become part of the Arizona Center for Afterschool Excellence team, working to ensure all Arizona kids have access to fun, engaging, and educational learning opportunities outside of school.