Marcia Ball, Ed.D, Co-Founder and Executive Director
Before co-founding Kerus Global Education, Dr. Marcia Ball was a tenured Associate Professor in the Department of Health Sciences at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She has 11 years of experience in higher education and has written and directed numerous state and federal grant projects related to youth risk behavior. She also served on the Governor of Virginia’s Maternal and Child Health Council’s Subcommittee for Teen Pregnancy Prevention. Dr. Ball is the co-author of the Life at the CrossRoads and It Takes Courage! curricula and training programs used in HIV/AIDS prevention programs in over 50 nations. Dr. Ball is also a certified Birkman International Learning Partner
Jennie Cerullo, Ph.D, Co-Founder/Executive Director
Dr. Jennie Cerullo holds academic degrees in education, human resource leadership, and cross-cultural education. She has worked as a principal in a Vietnamese refugee camp in Hong Kong, taught in private and public schools, and served as an administrator for an English language development program in California. Dr. Cerullo has also taught in the graduate education program at Azusa Pacific University. She regularly consults internationally in the areas of character education and adult learning methods. She is the co-author of the Life at the CrossRoads and It Takes Courage! curricula and training programs used in HIV/AIDS prevention programs around the world. Dr. Cerullo is also a certified Birkman international Learning Partner.