Loyola University Maryland

Center for Innovation in Urban Education

Graduate Assistants

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Lauren Catts


Lauren Catts is a Loyola graduate student pursuing her master's degree in Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction.  She also teaches 5th grade in Baltimore County. 
Kasey Quinn 

Kasey Quinn 


Kasey Quinn is a Master of Education in School Counseling candidate at Loyola University Maryland. She earned her Bachelor of Arts from Goucher College where she also worked in residence life for two years after completing her degree. As a certified Green Dot instructor and a volunteer mediator with Community Mediation Maryland, she is committed to violence prevention and alternative dispute resolution.
Jessica Turral

Jessica Turral


Jessica Turral  is the Executive Director and Founder of Hand in Hand Baltimore, a non-profit that partners with young men who are under 18 and charged as adults, providing them with mentors, counseling, academic enrichment and case management prior to and upon their release from adult facilities. She attended the illustrious Baltimore City College High School and later graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 2009 with a degree in Psychology and as a part of the inaugural class of Baltimore Scholars. She has spent the last 15 years mentoring, teaching and advocating on behalf of Baltimore’s poverty stricken and voiceless children. Currently she attends Loyola University Maryland’s Doctorate of Psychology (Psy.D) in Clinical Psychology.