Welcome to Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy (MAPA)! MAPA is a learning community which values high expectations for both academics and behavior. MAPA staff embraces students, families, and communities to build and develop well-rounded individuals who are independent critical thinkers and intrinsically motivated to be life-long learners. We believe that all children can learn as we seek to make a difference in the lives of our students.
The teachers and staff at Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy are committed to providing a quality education for all students in a safe, secure, and nurturing learning environment. We are committed to ensuring that each child reaches his/her full potential.
Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy is staffed with a certified teaching staff and classified/support staff.
We encourage all parents/guardians to maintain regular communications with their child’s teachers and be actively involved in the school community. Checking the school calendar, website, and our Facebook page for events and activities will help keep you informed. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact the office by calling (513) 975-3391. We are looking forward to meeting your child and helping foster a love of learning.
Craig Horn, Principal
Mr. Craig Horn joined Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy as principal in 2020 with over 18 years of experience as a K-12 educator and school leader. Prior to ACCEL Schools he worked in school administration in Hamilton and Clermont counties and taught in Florida and Northern Kentucky. Mr. Horn holds multiple advanced degrees in education including a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Georgetown College, Master’s degree (MEd) in Educational Administration from Xavier University, and Education Specialist degree (EdS) in Educational Leadership from Florida State University. Mr. Horn was drawn to the K-12 learning community at Mount Auburn Preparatory Academy and enjoys supporting students progress from Kindergarten all the way through high school graduation.
Jamie Brady, Regional Vice President
Jamie Brady joined ACCEL Schools in 2019 with over 20 years of experience as a K-12 educator, principal, director, charter school authorizer, and educational consultant. As Regional Vice President at ACCEL Schools, she oversees leadership development, instructional programming, operations, and strategic planning for multiple schools in Southern Ohio. Mrs. Brady holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University, a Master’s degree and Principal Certification in Educational Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan University, and has completed all of her Ed.D. coursework through Walden University. Mrs. Brady is an experienced leader with expertise and demonstrated mastery in coaching and development, budgeting and finance, instructional leadership, school turnaround, and board relations.
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