MORRIS SORIN, Director
Morrie is a former Superintendent of Schools in Warrensville Heights, Ohio, where his involvement in community relations facilitated bringing together diverse racial and religious populations in the schools. Morrie earned both his B.A and M.A. in Cleveland at Case Western Reserve University in Curriculum Design and Educational Administration.
After a successful tenure as Principal for Taylor Road Elementary School, Morrie served as District Curriculum Director for Cleveland Heights-University Heights School District. Known for his public speaking, Morrie has traveled widely as a national science and social studies trainer.
Morrie has taught Child Development and Curriculum Design at Ohio University, Cleveland State University, St. John's College of Cleveland, and Humber College of Toronto. Known for his innovative approach to education, New School Preparatory is the third successful school Morrie has created.
KAREN SORIN, Assistant Director
Karen studied at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and received her B.A. from York University in Toronto, Canada. Karen earned her M.Ed. in learning exceptionalities from the University of Toronto and earned Arizona State certification as a school psychologist from the University of Phoenix. Karen received additional training in assessment techniques at Harvard University.
As a curriculum specialist, Karen served as an instructor in social studies at St. John College in Cleveland, Ohio, and as adjunct professor of teacher training at York University in Toronto, Canada.
Harvard University featured Karen's work in a book entitled Art Works! New School's study of the Harlem Renaissance was included as an example of the possible interdisciplinary nature of history and the arts.