MEET THE INSTRUCTORS

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Janelle Cuva

 jcuva@kentschools.net

Mrs. Cuva has been a business teacher at Roosevelt for 16 years. She holds a bachelor's degree from Kent State University in Business Education, and also has a master's degree in Instructional Technology. She has been married for 14 years and has three beautiful children.

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Ben Dunlap

 bdunlap@kentschools.net

Ben Dunlap received a B.A. in Business Education and a M.A. in Sports Administration both from Kent State University. He currently teaches the Business and Sports Management program at Theodore Roosevelt High School in Kent, Ohio. A strong advocate of hands-on, inquiry-based learning, he involves his students in a variety of community service, problem-solving, and technology-infused activities that provide them with opportunities to use their expanding business knowledge and skills to work through various virtual businesses. His professional interests focus on ensuring all of his students understand the vast opportunities available to them in the Sports Management field. In addition, he serves as department chairperson for the Career and Technical Education department at Roosevelt as well as Faculty Manager for its athletic department.

Kristen Vlajkovich

Kristen Vlajkovich

Kristin Vlajkovich received her Bachelor’s degree in Communications from Bethany College, her teaching certificate in Integrated Language Arts from Notre Dame College, and her Master’s degree in Administration from Notre Dame College. She is currently teaching College Prep English 11 and 12 for the Cosmetology Program, Health Careers Program, and Business Management Program at Theodore Roosevelt High School. Kristin is also currently serving as the English department co-chair and has been working on curriculum mapping and alignment within the English courses. Within the classroom setting, Kristin believes it is important to connect the reading and writing aspects of the curriculum to her students’ selected career program, while making sure they are college or career ready. Students can expect to be challenged with their skill development, critical thinking, and analysis.