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Profiles in Leadership

Kansas City is home to the most dedicated educators, the most committed leaders, and the most inspiring students. Our Profiles in Leadership series introduces some of best and brightest in Kansas City.

Profiles in Leadership: Takeisha Brown, Ed.S.
Profiles in Leadership: Takeisha Brown, Ed.S.
Takeisha Brown serves as Principal at Wendell Phillips Elementary School in Kansas City Public Schools. She works diligently to support staff in all capacities in order to raise student ...
Profiles in Leadership: Cori Smith
Profiles in Leadership: Cori Smith
Cori Smith is the Program Director of Justice in the Schools (JTS). JTS operates out of several schools in the Kansas City and Hickman Mills school districts to help students and families with ...
Profile in Leadership: Susana Elizarraraz
Profile in Leadership: Susana Elizarraraz
Susana Elizarraraz is a Kansas City native and educator. Susana’s most recent role is serving as the Chief Community Officer for the Latinx Education Collaborative (LEC), an organization focused ...

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Read more about efforts to eliminate the achievement gap in Kansas City schools.

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Small Enough to Manage, Big Enough to Matter: Kansas City’s Latest Attempt at School Reform
Small Enough to Manage, Big Enough to Matter: Kansas City’s Latest Attempt at School Reform
Some education reform efforts in America’s larger cities struggle to go to scale. Think Los Angeles and laptops, New York City and school turnarounds, or Detroit and school choice.
SchoolSmartKC Announces Third Investment to Help  Two High Performing Charter Schools Expand
SchoolSmartKC Announces Third Investment to Help Two High Performing Charter Schools Expand
Third SchoolSmart investment will allow Crossroads Charter Schools and Scuola Vita Nuova to serve more students.
New KC Education Nonprofit Announces Next Round of Funding
New KC Education Nonprofit Announces Next Round of Funding
A new Kansas City, Missouri, nonprofit has announced the second round of funding as part of a decade-long effort to improve academic achievement among public school students in the city.

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