Mr. Tom Loughead

Principal

Mr. Loughead is the incoming principal of Romero Academy at Resurrection School. Prior to his role at Romero Academy, he worked as the regional manager for Seton’s Blended Learning Network and taught American government, economics, American history, and world history in Cincinnati public schools. During this time, Mr. Loughead also served as a content team leader for early career teachers in Teach For America’s Southwest Ohio region. He began his career in education as a Teach For America corps member at Indianapolis Metropolitan High School teaching social studies, English, and special education courses. Mr. Loughead would later serve as a mentor teacher at Indianapolis Metropolitan, supporting teachers in the refinement of their instructional practice. As a Teach Plus Policy Fellow, he co-authored a report on the impact of teacher turnover in Indianapolis Public Schools. A Cincinnati native, Mr. Loughead holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy from the College of Wooster and a master’s degree in teaching from Marian University.

Mr. John Lane

Assistant Principal

Mr. Lane is the incoming Assistant Principal of Romero Academy at Resurrection School. Prior to his role at Romero Academy, he served as the general manager of the El Camino Network at Brilla College Prep Middle School in New York, New York and spent four years in Catholic education teaching high school theology and language arts. Mr. Lane received his master’s degree through the University of Portland’s P.A.C.E. program, completing two years of service at St. Joseph’s Catholic High School, an underserved Catholic school in Ogden, Utah, where he taught theology and language arts and served as a campus minister. He holds a bachelor of arts degree in philosophy and Catholic studies from the University of St. Thomas and a master’s degree in teaching from the University of Portland.

Ms. Katie Robben

Operations Manager

Ms. Robben serves as the Operations Manager of Romero Academy at Resurrection School. In this role, she supports families with navigating the EdChoice process, enrollment, and general school operations. Ms. Robben is the founder of Let Us Move Mountains, which partners with existing organizations and schools in Uganda, East Africa to improve their communities. Prior to living in Uganda, Ms. Robben was a second grade and fourth grade teacher for four years in Southern Illinois. She holds a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville and is currently completing a master’s degree in non-profit administration at the University of Notre Dame.