COMMUNITY FOR OVER 20 YEARS
The company is led by De Angelo Rorie, who has more than 20 years of service as a youth advocate in the nonprofit sector - initially as a front-line worker, and more recently as an executive with one of the largest community action agencies in the Washington, DC metropolitan region. With an affinity for education and youth, Mr. Rorie’s professional experience has directly involved him in programs and services that have successfully propelled scores of students into public and private colleges and universities throughout the US. Mr. Rorie is a champion for education and believes it to be a proven pathway to long term career and financial stability.
Mr. Rorie earned a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Georgetown University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Maryland University College. Drawing from experience that spans the primary, secondary, and collegiate realms, the goal of JTE is rooted in the purpose of guiding students towards the attainment of a post-secondary degree. With diligence, a commitment to service, and a personalized approach to completing the college application process, JTE will assist students in developing a high school portfolio that is both competitive and attractive to college admissions officers.
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DE ANGELO RORIE
Katrina Spriggs is a School Counselor who works with youth to develop their social, academic, and emotional skillset. Katrina has a passion for working with both students and families and believes that mental health and academics are crucial to a strong education. Katrina has worked in the field of nonprofit and education for six years. She is a Nationally Certified School Counselor as well as a Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor. Katrina holds a master’s degree in School Counseling from Bowie State University alongside membership to both the American School Counseling Association and the Maryland School Counselor Association.