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Welcome to Summit Educational Services, LLC. Our company provides publications, music, and professional development services to the educational and performing arts community. We are proud to produce Elemental Level’s first CD!

Summit Educational Services provides drum circle performances, drum circle workshops, drum circle studio sessions, worship music support, and professional development services to the educational and performing arts communities.

Summit Educational Services, founded in 2013 by Ray Kinzie, is the perfect solution for your programming or professional development needs. Our company specializes in bringing the excitement of African drum circles to your existing programs. We can provide instruction, team-building clinics, or concerts.

Professional development services are designed to empower new teachers, energize veteran teachers, and bolster your grant writing process. We are ready to help you bring your program to the next level.

Mr. Kinzie has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, a Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction, and a Master of Science in Psychology.

Mr. Kinzie brings twenty years of teaching experience to your organization. He currently teaches for the Chicago Public Schools- Chicago, IL, Northwestern University- Evanston, IL, and The Avery Coonley School- Downers Grove, IL.

Mr. Kinzie is a regular presenter at professional development conferences across the country. He presented at the 2012 National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) National Conference in Seattle, WA, 2013 National Council for the Social Studies National Conference in St. Louis, MO. Closer to home, he presented at the 2013 Illinois Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference in Edwardsville, IL and the 2014 Illinois Council for the Social Studies Spring Conference in Peoria, IL.

In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his family.