Meet the ACE Team


Stacy Free Farley

Stacie Free Farley, Operations Assistant

B.A. from University of Delaware
 J.D. from Dickinson School of Law

"My goal in working with each student who comes into ACE is to address their scheduling, testing and overall academic needs with excellence, in a timely manner, and with a friendly face.  I want to be a part of each student’s ACE success story!"

Kathleen Kammer Hake

Kathleen Kammer Hake, Academic Coach History from the University of Baltimore
M.Ed. in Educational Policy Studies from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Graduate Certificate in Women, Leadership, and Change from the Johns Hopkins University

"My goal is to create opportunities for students to learn the skills and strategies they need to become effective independent learners. I enjoy coaching students through the process of learning specific skills that will allow them to feel a sense of mastery, confidence, and joy in their classes and college experiences."

Nancy Hesselbein

Nancy Hesselbein, Academic Coach

B.S. in Special Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania
M.S. in Guidance and Counseling from the Johns Hopkins University

"My goal as an academic coach is to have an open and welcoming place where all students feel comfortable. I hope to empower my students to embrace their individual, unique qualities and develop confidence to master their learning. I believe every student can meet with success, although their journeys may differ. Time management, organization, and study strategies will enable each student to become lifelong learners."

Anne Davis

Anne Brizzolara Davis, Academic Coach

B.A. in English and Communication from the University of Delaware
M.A. in English from the University of Delaware
J.D. from the University of Baltimore

"My goal is to help our students achieve active and rewarding learning in college and beyond. I enjoy discovering each student’s goals and concerns and offering guidance in effective study strategies and planning for academic success."    

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