How can leaders attract, hire, and retain mission-aligned, excellent educators in the current environment, while there are shortages of teachers, and while many educators are struggling with much of the same grief and stress as our students?
Sarah is taking part in the BES Fellowship to found and lead Sankofa Montessori, a proposed K-6 school in Atlanta, GA. This marks the first time that a BES Fellow has proposed a school based on the Montessori model.
Dawn Hicks is a Senior Director of the BES Fellowship. Throughout her career, she has coached and grown professionals, led strategy, and improved organizational culture.
Jonta Morris is committed to preparing leaders to create pathways for children to lead lives of choice and opportunity. In her role as Senior Director of the BES Fellowship, she provides an impactful Fellowship program to support leaders to transform education in their communities.
The pursuit of equity has been at the center of Jabari Peddie’s career. As Senior Director of LENS, Jabari designs programming, leads training, and coaches leaders to take on heightened leadership roles in their schools.
Intellectus Prep will be only the third charter school in the Lower Hudson Valley and the first to open in a decade.