M.A. in English Education, Brooklyn College CUNY and B.A. English Education, Brooklyn College CUNY. Kentia is a high school English teacher who has been serving traditionally under-educated and under-served students in high need communities. She has taught grades 9-12 at Performing Arts and Technology High School located in the Thomas Jefferson campus in East New York Brooklyn for the past three years. In her role as Lead English teacher at PATHS, Kentia developed curricula designed to ensure that the voices of students is empowered in school. As the College Advisor at PATHS, Kentia created and developed a College Advisement team which was able to get 100% of the school’s first graduating class to apply to college. Kentia is leaving PATHS this year to join Stamford Academy in Stamford, Connecticut as their Director of Curriculum and Instruction.