Isaac Cardona is an elementary teacher at KNOVA Learning Charter School in Portland, Oregon. KNOVA is an open enrollment charter school serving low-income students on the city’s east side. Isaac has engaged in various forms of leadership including being an instructional coach at IDEA Public Schools, a Program Director at Teach For America, and a teacher leader in Houston ISD. Isaac received B.A.s in Criminology and English from the University of New Mexico in 2005. A former Rhodes Fellow, he is looking forward to continuing his pursuit of educational leadership with an excellent cohort of top notch individuals from across the country.