Our Team

Our team of educators is dedicated to positively impacting students, families, and our community. Go Wolfpack!

Luis E. Leon, M.A.

Head of School - Main Campus, Grades K-7

During his time at Cornerstone Academy, Mr. Leon has served as the Assistant Principal/ Behavior Intervention Specialist and is now our Head of School at Cornerstone Academy. A former music teacher in Miami and his native Puerto Rico, he enjoys seeing students grow and develop as artists and performers while enhancing the school’s extra-curricular activities and overall instruction. He encourages each student to become a respectful, problem-solving, resilient individual as well as inspiring leadership and the impact it has among classmates and younger students. Mr. Leon is a graduate of Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory. He received his second Master’s Degree in Education Administration from The Ohio State University.

Brian P. Carlton, M.A.

Head of School - Annex Location, Grades 8-12

Mr. Carlton has been in the education field for 20 years with a multitude of experiences. After 6 years as a choir and band director in St. Louis Public Schools and Columbus charter schools, he began his career in administration at Cornerstone Academy in 2007. Mr. Carlton was the Assistant Principal and Head of School at Columbus Preparatory Academy from 2007 through June, 2018.

Mr. Carlton believes in supporting the academic success of students through the diligent servant leadership of educators. He did his undergraduate studies at Murray State University and received his Master's Degree in Education Administration from The Ohio State University. He rejoined the staff of Cornerstone Academy in July of 2018. Mr. Carlton is happily married with three wonderful children, two of whom also attend Cornerstone Academy.

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