Reach your potential!
Ascend is run by a team of criminal attorneys and professionals specializing in criminal justice and psychology. Ascend recognizes that helping offenders towards positive change is serious business. As such, Ascend requires lead instructors to hold advanced degrees and experience in a related field. Ascend also often brings in guest lecturers, including law professors, career coaches, probation officers, judges, teachers, and communication experts, to allow students to learn from experts with a broad array of skills and experience.
Christine Morse, J.D.
As a lawyer, Christine has worked in diverse areas, including education legislation, criminal defense and bankruptcy law. Ascend combines her passions of education and criminal law because it helps people move away from crime through education. She believes that supporting people to reach their potential in living fulfilling lives increases the quality and the safety of the whole community.
Toni White, J.D.