Transformative Literacy Practices: Nurturing the Souls of Black Children | Virtual Conference
Two days - 11/4 and 11/9 | Click Here for More Info and to Register!
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Dr. Azcuy is a co-founder of the Literacy Academy Collective (LAC), a school design team that is creating the first New York City Department of Education public school.
Event Consultant, Ex Officio Board Member
Debbie Meyer has a lengthy professional career in non-profit management and fundraising. She is a founding member of the Dyslexia (Plus) in Public Schools Task Force.
Isabella (Izzie) Cass is an evaluator, data analyst, grant writer, and systems change professional.
Founder and Executive Director
Resha Conroy brings over a decade of experience in charter school administration and non-profit management. She has served on school leadership teams and as a consultant for charter schools.
Zakiyah Edmonds-Sills is a dedicated executive assistant with a passion for public service and educational equity at large. Zakiyah is passionate about dedicating her career to social-impact organizations.
Chavonna strives to identify, honor, and cultivate the intelligence and joy of Black students so they can uplift themselves, their families, and our communities.
Board Member, Chair
Edwin Mathieu is a doctoral candidate at St. John’s University studying the impacts of implicit racial bias on students of African descent.
Dr. Micah Wittmer is an Orton Gillingham Academy Associate and the founder of Liberated Literacy LLC, an education consulting and tutoring company.
Board Member, Treasurer
Tamika Taylor is an experienced finance professional with over 25 years of experience working in Fortune 500 companies in Consumer Goods, Retail, and the Medical Device Industries.
Craig D. Barrett is a senior counsel in the Government Contracts Group in Crowell & Moring's Washington, D.C. office. Before joining Crowell & Moring,
Heather Gregory has a range of education and administration experience, stretching over 20+ years from preschool to adult education.
Advisory Board Member
Ptahra Jeppe is a dedicated disability civil rights attorney. Ms. Jeppe received her J.D. magna cum laude with a curricular focus in Disability Law & Policy and an M.S. Ed. in Disability Studies.
Board Vice Chair
Winifred (Winnie) Joy, a Reading Interventionist and Educational Consultant, has years of experience working in districts nationally as a school psychologist.