An independent Preschool through Grade 12 school for gifted students.
The Roeper Institute

Meet the RI Board

Roeper Institute Board of Directors

  • President: Doug Winkworth, Owner, Festivities
  • Treasurer: Joan Lessen-Firestone, Retired Director, Early Childhood, Oakland Schools
  • Dante Dixon, Assistant Professor, College of Education, Michigan State University
  • David Feldman (ex-officio), Head of School, The Roeper School
  • Leslie Hosey, Lower School Director, The Roeper School
  • Hon. Qiana Lillard, Judge, Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court
  • Justin Long, Associate Professor, Wayne State Uniersity Law School
  • Dianne O'Connor, Lower School Science Teacher, The Roeper School
  • Robert Schultz, Professor of Gifted Education and Curriculum Studies, University of Toledo


  • Executive Director: David Feldman, Head of School, The Roeper School
  • Associate Director: Lori Lutz, Attorney/Non-Profit Consultant
  • Editor, Roeper Review: Don Ambrose, Professor of Graduate Education, Rider University
  • School Liaison: Denita Banks-Sims, Director of Development, The Roeper School
Lower School and Administrative Offices
41190 Woodward Ave
Bloomfield Hills MI 48304

PHONE 248 203 7300
Middle School and Upper School
1051 Oakland Avenue
Birmingham MI 48009

PHONE 248 203 7300