In honor Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re sharing the stories of the teacher leaders who step into the classroom everyday to prepare our students for success in college, career, and in life. Watch as the dynamic Luctricia Lewis, an eighth grade English Language Arts teacher at Westside Achievement Middle School, shares her story about why she chooses to achieve with the Achievement Schools in Frayser.
Bob Nardo has worked in urban education for over a decade. He came to Tennessee in January of 2012 to serve as the founding Chief Operating Officer of the Tennessee Achievement School District. Previously, Bob worked as the COO of the KIPP schools in Newark, New Jersey, and in a similar role at the Noble Network of Charter Schools in Chicago—two of the highest-performing school networks in the country serving low-income and minority students.
We’re back with our third installment of Leaders of the New Schools. This week, we’re excited to introduce Diana Bey, principal of Cornerstone Prep-Denver Campus in Frayser.
In our new blog series, ‘Leaders of the New Schools’, we invite you to get to know the men and women leading the charge in their school’s inaugural year with the Achievement School District. Today, we spotlight Shawn Jackson of Neely’s Bend College Prep (LEAD Public Schools) in Nashville.