Mrs. King earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Special Education from Hood College and her Master’s Degree in Leadership in Special Education from Notre Dame University of Maryland. Mrs. King has several years of experience teaching children in grades Kindergarten through fifth with severe emotional disabilities, learning disabilities, executive functioning issues, ADHD, and autism. She has been able to successfully integrate her students from a highly restrictive special education environment back into the general education setting within the Maryland school system. She is very familiar with the area’s academic curriculums and draws on both her personal experiences and extensive acquired knowledge to effectively motivate and engage the students she works with.
Mr. Franey has been involved in the business community for over 35 years both as an individual contributor and as an executive. Focused on government contracting, he has managed development programs from $100K to over $1B having all of the Profit and Loss responsibilities. Most recently, Mr. Franey has served as a Senior Vice President at a large company and as the COO of a small business. As COO, he was primarily responsible in tripling the size of the company within 4 years in both the number of employees and revenue. Through his successes, Mr. Franey has not only won over the praise of his customers, but just as importantly, developed a strong working relationship with his employees resulting in a highly effective team. Mr. Franey effectively uses his business experience to support and grow Magnificent Minds, in order to provide children with the best possible educational experiences.