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Summer Principals Academy NYC
Teachers College, Columbia University
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in New York City

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Cherise Jones

Cherise Jones is Manager of Teacher Leadership Development for Teach for America in Chicago, Illinois. Prior to her career in education, Cherise served as a financial analyst for a global commercial real estate firm. In 2009, she joined Teach for America as a corps member in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where she was the founding first grade teacher in the only dual language immersion school in Mississippi and helped the school to move from “Academic Watch” status to “High Performing.” Cherise looks forward to becoming the principal of a school with a dual language immersion or comprehensive bilingual education program.