Meet Our Team

AIE's team members have backgrounds in business and education, but the most important common denominator across the team is our passion for students — which constantly keeps our children at the forefront of our mission.

Executive Director

Michaeleskridge200rightborderDr. Michael Eskridge has been in the field of education for twenty-six years. He began his career in Seattle, Washington as a Montessori pre-school teacher. Dr. Eskridge went on to teach elementary, middle, and high school students in the public and private sectors.

Dr. Eskridge has served as an Assistant Principal, Principal, and Central Office Administrator in the public school systems of Seattle, Washington, Alexandria, Virginia, Albany, New York, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and St. Gabriel, Louisiana. For three years Dr. Eskridge served as Director of Education of an in-patient drug/alcohol treatment center for youth ages 12-21 in Seattle, Washington. In addition, he owns and operates Cooperative Educational Services, an educational consulting business.

Dr. Eskridge has also served as a mentor, coach, project manager and program director for Advance InnovativeEducation’s Re-designing Lessons, Re-envisioning Principals (RLRP) Program, Louisiana’s first statewide alternative certification program for educational leaders.

Dr. Curt R. Green
RLRP Program Manager, Media & Testing Consultant, RLRP Leadership Coach, RLRP Learning Team Meeting Coach, Recruiter

Dr. curt greenDr. Curt R. Green is a life-long learner and experienced educator with more 20 years in the field. Dr. Green has served as an instructional leader, transforming failing schools. Dr. Green is the founding principal of two single gender academies for boys: The B.E.S.T. Academy at Benjamin S. Carson within Atlanta Public Schools in Atlanta, GA. and Capitol Pre-College Academy for Boys in the East Baton Rouge Parish School System in Baton Rouge, LA.

Dr. Green’s educational background includes, a Bachelor of General Studies degree with an emphasis in Social Sciences from Louisiana State University.  Two Master's degrees from the University of Alaska-Anchorage in Teaching Secondary Social Studies and Public School Administration (K-12). Dr. Green earned a Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision from St. John's University as a member of the Urban CARES inaugural cohort focusing my research on educating inner city males in public education.  

Dr. Green is an Educational Consultant serving as a Leadership Coach for aspiring teachers/ administrators in the state of Louisiana.