Meet Our Staff

Bruce Main

UrbanPromise Founder & President

The founder and president of UrbanPromise, Dr. Bruce Main established our first summer camp in the city of Camden in 1988 at the age of 25. His many UrbanPromise roles have included camp director and executive director, as well as the... Read Full Bio

Terry Bullock

CamdenForward School Principal

Terry Bullock graduated from Winston Salem State University with a bachelor of science in education  and went on to complete a master of science in educational leadership from Troy State University.  Terry was commissioned as a United... Read Full Bio

Andy Joshua

UrbanPromise Academy Principal

Andy Joshua was graduated from The College of William and Mary, where he received a BS in Physics, and from the University of Maryland's School of Public Affairs, where he received an MS in International Security Policy. He is currently... Read Full Bio

CamdenForward School

Folayan Ford

Kindergarten Teacher

Cari Koss

First & Second Grade Teacher

Alexis Hammock

Third Grade Teacher

Debra Welch

Fourth Grade Teacher

Sarah Lawlor

Fifth Grade Teacher

Ryan McCormick

Middle School Science Teacher

Kyna Jones

Middle School English and Theater Teacher

Pauline Murfree


Doris Quinones

Administrative Assistant

Lular Thomas

Classroom Aid

Yvette Cooper

Physical Education & History Teacher

Elizabeth "Libby" Whitman

Mental Health Clinician

Brooke Julian

Art Teacher

UrbanPromise Academy

Marycel Rodriguez

Dean of Students

Demetrius Casillas

English Teacher

Joann Higgins

Mathematics Teacher

Loren Shatz

History Teacher

Daniel Garlic

Mathematics Teacher

Jim Cummings

Director of Experiential Learning

Tom Calisterio

Urban BoatWorks Program Director

Kris Schnepf

UrbanTrekkers Program Director

Rachel Abbott

Environmental Education Program Director

Elizabeth "Libby" Whitman

Mental Health Clinician

Siomara Wedderburn

Wellness Center Director