Dr. Loury is the Chief Educational Officer (CEO) of Renaissance Academy. She joined the RA family back in 2014 and helped to open the school as the founding Literacy Specialist. Since then, she has served as the Director of Elementary Education, the Chief of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment and the building principal. Dr. Loury is now honored to serve the school community as the CEO.
Dr. Loury's goal is to lead a school with a supportive climate and culture that is conducive to teaching and learning. She believes that what makes a strong school is one that embraces creativity while offering a robust academic program and fostering social-emotional learning. She believes that this is the recipe for students and staff to learn, grow, and reach their fullest potential. Outside of the RA community, Dr. Loury is the wife to a supportive husband, the mom to 2 beautiful children, Niko and Kathryn, and a doggy-momma to her chocolate lab, Zara.
We are thrilled to welcome Mr. Eichmann back to Renaissance Academy.
After 10 1/2 years as a classroom teacher at Warsaw Elementary School, Mrs. Loftus began her career in leadership as a Math Specialist at Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts. In this position, she worked with all teachers on writing and then adopting a new math curriculum, as well as coaching teachers to deliver math instruction as effectively as possible. While in the Math Specialist role she was able to go to the University of Rochester and earn a Building Leader and District Leader administrative certificate.
In the 2020-2021,she became the Assistant Principal at RA. Then, held the Interim Principal during Dr. Loury's maternity leave until October 2021, when she resumed the Assistant Principal role. Mrs. Loftus now serves in the role of Principal. She believes in the school's mission and is happy to be a part of this very special school community!
Ms. Tobeck has been a member of the Renaissance Academy family since 2015. She began as the visual arts teacher, then became the visual arts integration teacher, and was promoted to Director of Arts in 2018. She now serves as the Director of Arts and Technology. Ms. Tobeck received her undergraduate degree in studio art with an art history minor from SUNY Oswego. She then went on to pursue her master's degree in visual arts education from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Most recently Ms. Tobeck received her post-Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership from Stony Brook University. With a passion for the arts and arts integration, Ms. Tobeck is thrilled to be a part of a school whose mission embodies the arts. If you ever have any questions about the arts or technology programs at Renaissance Academy, reach out to Ms. Tobeck!
We are so excited to welcome Ruth Tolbert as Assistant Principal in the 2022-23 school year! In addition to being the proud mother of a 16 years old son, Perry Washington Jr., she is a committed, motivated leader.
Upon graduating from Roberts Wesleyan College in 2014 with a bachelor’s degree in education, Ruth Tolbert began her teaching career as an Associate Teacher at Renaissance Academy Charter School of the Arts. Over the last eight years, she was promoted to Lead Classroom Teacher, earned a master’s degree in literacy, and then transitioned to an Instructional Coach position. During her time at Renaissance Academy, she has gained extensive experience implementing programs designed to support educators and guide students and families in best practices. As a founding stakeholder, Ms. Tolbert is eager and excited to continue to serve Renaissance Academy Charter School in her new role as the Assistant Principal. She is currently enrolled at University of Rochester to earn a Building Leader and District Leader administrative certificate.
Mr. C.J. Rolle is a native of Rochester, New York. Graduate of the prestigious Eastman School of Music and it is with great enthusiasm that Mr. Rolle serves as an educator and administrator. Mr. Rolle has been an educator for over twenty years, and is looking forward to serving students and families for many years to come.
As the Dean of Students Mr. Rolle ensures the safety and well being of students and teachers. Mr. Rolle provides leadership to all staff and students in establishing a joyful, structured, and achievement-oriented school culture.