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Founders

Founders

Colby Heckendorn and Genevieve Backer are the co-founders of Atlas Public Schools. They have over fifteen years of collective experience both as teachers and leaders. Colby and Genevieve are thrilled to create a school in the city of St. Louis that meets the needs of all children while instilling a love of learning as well as the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century.


Colby Heckendorn is the Executive Director and Genevieve Backer is Head of School.