Before coming to Hitch, A.J. Stich was the AP at Dever Elementary (CPS) and Resident Principal at Goudy Elementary (CPS). A.J. earned his Masters degree in School Leadership from Harvard Graduate School of Education. He taught High School and Middle School English for four years. Prior to that, he taught ESL in Taiwan. He earned his undergraduate degree from Asbury University and completed teacher certification course work at the University of Memphis.