Our dedicated team of experienced professionals are always on the ball, utilizing the latest technology to get the job done right. Meet some of our valued staff members below.

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Monica Simmons

Board Member

With us since our founding, Dr. Monica Simmons is one of our veteran team members. She is an educator and Doctor of philosphy specializing in Curriculum &Instruction. She brings her years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed.


Latasha Williams

Executive Director/ Teacher

Latasha is a certified elementary/middle school teacher inspired to educate the whole child.  She started out homeschooling her own children through their elementary and middle school years as well as other students within the community.  As her passion for education grew she then gained teacher certification and earned a Master's Degree from Goucher College in Educational leadership.


Mrs. Williams is a STEM coach for robotics club, etiquette/ manners Teacher and sits on the leadership committee at her local elementary school.  She is the founder of Immersed in Education, a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization established to provide mentoring and educational services.


Emily Castro

Academic/ Spanish Teacher

Hi! My name is Ms. Castro and I will be teaching online Spanish Club! Little about me, I just graduated from Stevenson University this spring with elementary/middle school teacher certification. My entire family is from Dominican Republic! So, growing up in New York we spoke Spanish every day at home. Some of my hobbies, I like shopping, traveling and playing volleyball. I am super excited to start working with your family. Looking forward to meeting all of you!

I can be reached at ecastro@immersedonline.org


Madeline Hairsine

Elementary School Tutor

My name is Maddie Hairsine and I am a senior at Stevenson University. I will be graduating in May with my Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. I have wanted to be a teacher ever since I was little, and I cannot wait to have my own classroom in a couple of months.  I would love to tutor as much as I can, especially during this time of uncertainty. Math is my favorite subject, with ELA as a close second. 


Jennifer Okuson

Arts and Crafts

Jennifer Okosun is a homeschooling mother, artist, and entrepreneur. She enjoys creative writing, painting, modeling, acting and designing marketing materials. Her daughter is 9 years old and also has a passion for art as well. She likes to bake cupcakes, make origami, and design toy dolls and clothes. Jennifer is ready to have fun and create special memories through art with kids and adults. When she is not creating or teaching, Jennifer is supporting young parents in their personal development journey through her organization Young Parent Elevation Network. She facilitates personal development sessions to help improve the well-being of young mothers and fathers in her community.