Kwame Floyd is the math department chair at Langston Hughes Academy Charter School. He began his career in education with Teach For America as a founding member of Langston Hughes in 2007. After completing his corps commitment, Kwame worked for Teach For America as a Manager of Teacher Leadership and Development (formerly known as Program Director) where he sought to broaden his impact on student achievement and access through managing and developing 34 teachers across the Greater New Orleans area. He received his B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies from the Pennsylvania State University. Kwame is a 2012 Emerging Political Leader Fellow through Leadership for Educational Equity, a 2013 Fellow at New Leaders Council, and serves on the board of the New Orleans Parents Guide (formerly New Orleans Parent Organizing Network).