Melanie Jago Hiner
a Ph.D. candidate at the University
of Delaware and former traditional high school
mathematics, English, and philosophy teacher is the
founder of The New School. She also engages in studies
of Architectural Theory and Design, German, earth and
biological sciences, and physical and cultural
Joseph P. Roach
a former traditional high school
mathematics and physics teacher, is an excellent
musician, calligrapher, pursuer of higher mathematics
and histories, and a student of Gaelic.
John R. Hiner Jr.
Juris Doctor, is a writer, who
engages in dialectic, historical and critical analysis,
political and economic theory, and Ancient Greek.
Melanie, Joe, and John are classically trained
liberal artists having studied the original, seminal
works of Western philosophy, science, history,
mathematics, and literature in "The Great Books" program
of St. John's College.
a 2004 graduate of Miami University
in Ohio with a major in Music Education and a minor
Music Composition who also engages in Latin studies and
is the manager of our sister organizationís farm.
is a part-time staff member
specializing in Agriculture.
is a part-time staff member working on
her degree in Early Childhood Education.
a part-time staff member is an
artist who also designs and manufactures renaissance and
vintage style clothing for an international clientele.
Consultants and guest instructors
and instruction throughout the year, as arranged by
students in connection with their curriculum design.