Meet our Staff

Maria L. Luna, Alumni Coordinator and College Counselor

Maria L. Luna received a Bachelor of Arts degree and graduated with honors from Knox College in 2005, where she was a McNair Scholar and double major in Anthropology & Sociology  and Spanish Literature. Additionally, she received a Masters of Arts in Teaching from Dominican University in 2007. Maria is the first one in her family to attend and graduate from college. She is in her fifth year at Rowe-Clark, currently as Alumni Coordinator and College Counselor.Previously, she taught Spanish and was a OneGoal Program Director.



Erin Teater, English Teacher

Erin Teater grew up in Dallas and attended the University of Texas at Austin. She earned her B.A in English and minored in Government. In 2008, she moved to Houston to teach middle school reading, then came to Chicago in 2011 to explore high school literacy. This is her second year with Noble.




D’alonte Burns, Learning Specialist

D’alonte Burns graduated with honors with a B.A in Broadcast Journalism from Lewis University where he played 4 years of college basketball. He is also an alumnus of the Noble campus class of 2007. D’alonte is finishing up his first year at Rowe-Clark where he follows the footsteps of his father, the late Ronnie Burns, one of the founding staff members of Rowe Clark.  D’alonte also grew up on the Westside of Chicago. He was the first in his family to graduate from college.  He then decided to come to Rowe-Clark and be a positive role model by giving back to the Noble Network what was invested in him during his time in high school.


Maria Reyes, Social Worker

Maria C. Reyes attended Wells Community Academy in 1997.  She was a recipient of the Ralph Colton a leadership scholarship earning a full ride to the University of Michigan.  Maria received a B.A. in Psychology in 2002.  Additionally, Maria received a M.A. in Social Work from the University of Michigan in 2005.  She went on to attend John Jay Criminal Justice in New York where she earned a M.A in Forensic Psychology.  Maria is a proud member of Sigma Lambda Gamma National sorority Inc. Currently, Maria works at Rowe-Clark MSA as the social worker and founding staff member.  In 2011, as an advisor, she graduated 13 young women in the first graduating class at Rowe-Clark.