John Etzell, Head of School, comes from CECP where he successfully opened that school in 2014. Under his leadership, students in Parker have scored in the top 3 CSI schools for PARCC and ACT scores. In 2015, their average ACT score was ranked 10th in the state. John also oversaw the growth of CECP from 314 students in year one to over 480 in 2016-17. John has a strong desire to work with students coming from varied backgrounds. He worked over 10 years at Boystown, a national non-profit that specializes in troubled and adjudicated youth. He and his family opened their home to over 115 kids over an 11 year span with Boystown.