Principal of Scott Joplin Elementary School in Chicago, IL since 2008.
Alene Mason has served as principal of Scott Joplin Elementary School in Chicago, IL since 2008. Her career in education is fueled by her vision to help transform and change the lives of others. Mason received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Actuary Science from University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana. She received a Masters of Arts from both from Saint Xavier University in Elementary Education and Concordia University in School Leadership. Her unique background in computer engineering sparks her creativity and innovation, which can be seen in her collaborative leadership. She serves as a principal leader for both the Chief Education Officer Principal Advisory Council (PAC) and the Chicago Public School District Principal Procurement Advisory Council (PPAC). Mason believes that ALL children can learn given the proper resources and the opportunity.
Mason’s theme this year tells her story:
The Year of Believing & Pushing CHAMPIONS Toward Excellence!!! #NO LIMITS
Principal of Concourse Village Elementary School in South Bronx.
Alexa Sorden has served as an educator in New York City Department of Education since February 2000. Throughout her tenure, she has served as a classroom teacher, Literacy Coach, Director of Achievement and for the past six years, she has served as principal. In 2013, Alexa founded Concourse Village Elementary School located in the South Bronx. The school serves 356 scholars in grades 3K-5th Grade. Alexa has a strong passion and commitment to education, in particular, her goal is to bring quality and rigorous education to all children regardless of their zip code. In 2017 Alexa was recognized nationally for being a transformational leader. The Ryan Award is the first national award honoring transformational school principals in the United States. The Ryan Award was established by Accelerate Institute and made possible by the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Foundation. Alexa is a graduate of Teachers College, Columbia University and she is currently enrolled at St. John’s University’s pursuing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership.
Principal of Renaissance School of the Arts since 2014.
Brian Bradley has served as principal of Renaissance School of the Arts since 2014. His school community embodies the school motto “No Limits and No Boundaries” through the many unique initiatives that address the academic, artistic, social and emotional growth of its students. In the spring of 2017, Renaissance School of the Arts received the “Shine the Light” award from the Coalition for Community Schools. Since arriving at Renaissance School of the Arts, Dr. Bradley has cultivated strategic partnerships and developed robust enrichment opportunities for the school community. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Neumann University, Dr. Bradley worked as a middle school teacher for students with disabilities in the Bushwick section of Brooklyn, NY. Then he went on to serve as an assistant principal while earning his Doctorate at Fordham University before going on to become a principal.
Principal of Countee Cullen Elementary School
Bud Bryant is the Principal of Countee Cullen Elementary School. During his 7 year tenure, Bud has been recognized for closing achievement gaps and obtaining Chicago Public Schools’ highest school quality rating. Following his passion to transform lives of at-risk youth, he began his education career as a classroom teacher after operating as an infantry officer in the United States Army. Bud has served as a mentor principal, assistant principal, lead teacher and head football and basketball coach. A graduate of Jackson State University, Bud earned a B.S. in Political Science and M.A. in School Administration and Supervision from Northeastern Illinois University. His philosophy of meeting the academic exigency of children and creating a safe and orderly environment, conducive to both teaching and learning, is directly aligned to Bud’s relentless pursuit for students to succeed in a nurturing environment. Leading from the “front” has become his mantra.
Principal of Mariano Azuela Elementary School on the southwest side of Chicago.
Carmen Navarro had the honor of opening Mariano Azuela Elementary School in 2010 on the southwest side of Chicago. The vision and mission of the school has been to continuously seek excellence in a way that will be most natural and unique to the learner. Ms. Navarro obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Pace University and has earned two master degrees from Lewis University and Cambridge College. In the past eight years, Ms. Navarro has established different initiatives with a focus on dual language, STEM, the arts, and increased parental involvement. Ms. Navarro continuously offers Azuela students unique opportunities to become global citizens by enriching their cultural experiences through two international exchange programs with Santiago, Chile and Busan, South Korea as well as establishing an Arabic Club for middle school students. All these have served to sustain Mariano Azuela as a Level 1 school in the City of Chicago.
Christina M. Villavicencio
Principal of P.S 197Q since September 201.
Christina M. Villavicencio was appointed as principal of P.S. 197Q in September 2011. Ms. Villavicencio’s education philosophy is rooted in equity and excellence for all scholars and she believes “all children can learn” regardless of their individual challenges. She has been advocating for her scholars by implementing innovative strong social emotional responsive practices in combination with rigorous instruction. Ms. Villavicencio has been an educator for 25 years and has worked in the following positions: ESL/Bilingual coordinator; Literacy Coach; Assistant Principal; Regional EL L Instructional Supervisor; and lastly as an ELL Director for Network 609. Ms. Villavicencio received a B.A. in English Literature, Masters of Science in Bilingual Education from Fordham University and a Professional certificate from the College of St. Rose.
Principal of Marvin Camras Children's Engineering School.
Clariza Dominicci began her career in education over 18 years ago in Chicago Public Schools. She is currently the principal of Marvin Camras Children’s Engineering School where she was one of the founding administrators 8 years ago. Clariza has a deep seeded belief that education is an equalizer in social justice. Her conviction is that in order to promote social justice, one must ensure all students have equitable access to a well-rounded education, not just reading and math, and definitely not driven by standardized tests. Although these elements are important within context, they are a low bar in ensuring equity. Clariza has worked alongside her staff to ensure the students are afforded opportunities that they may otherwise not have access to.
Principal of the High School for Math Science and Engineering (HSMSE) at the City College of New York, and Master Principal for the Academy of Social Action in 2015.
Crystal Bonds was appointed in 2011 as principal of the High School for Math Science and Engineering (HSMSE) at the City College of New York, and Master Principal for the Academy of Social Action in 2015. US New and World Report recognized HSMSE as one of the top high schools in the nation (#26) and ranked HSMSE among the top high schools in New York City (#3) and New York State (#3). HSMSE has Crystal’s vision to educate the whole child; academically, socially and emotionally. In addition to increasing student achievement and serving the social and emotional needs of her students, she strives to expose her precocious youth to more opportunities strengthening the school to workforce pipeline. Crystal is the founder and president of the CLASS Coalition (Coalition for Leaders of Advanced Student Success). She also serves on many other boards, advisories, and task forces in the educational and STEM fields.
Crystal Mayfield Jones
Principal of Beecher Hills Elementary in Atlanta since 2009.
Crystal Mayfield Jones has been principal of Beecher Hills Elementary in Atlanta since 2009. Her school team lives the vision of Doing more every day to help students climb higher. They work to provide activities and experiences to support the academic, social and emotional growth of their students. Since 1999, Crystal has worked at Beecher in the following positions; Assistant Administrator, International Baccalaureate Coordinator, and Teacher. She has earned advanced degrees from Tuskegee University and Georgia State University. Beecher Hills has the distinction of being one of the few Title I schools authorized as an International Baccalaureate PYP school since 2011.
Principal at Dallas Independent School District.
Danielle Petters has dedicated her career to transforming urban schools from within. She has experience at all levels of the K-12 continuum, significantly increasing enrollment and bringing in programs tailored to the community at each school she has led. Danielle implemented 2-Way Dual Language at Caillet Elementary, led J. L. Long Middle School to be the first International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme World School in Dallas ISD, and has ushered in the first Career and Technology Education Early College High School in North Texas at H. Grady Spruce High School. Danielle earned her Bachelor’s degree (English) from Southern Methodist University and her Master’s degree (Educational Administration) from the University of Texas. She has served as a campus administrator for 20 years and has been recognized as “Principal of the Year” by the Association for Hispanic School Administrators, the South East Dallas Chamber of Commerce, and most recently, by Dallas ISD.
Principal of PS 163 - Alfred E. Smith since 2012.
Donny Lopez is the principal of PS 163- Alfred E. Smith since 2012. He has worked closely with his staff on increasing student-led discussions as a way to support the school’s vision of supporting and nurturing the opinions and ideas of its students. In 2017, Donny applied for PS 163- Alfred E. Smith to be a host Learning Partners Program School. They were accepted and have spent the past year working with neighboring schools on sharing their best practices on student-led discussions. A graduate of the NYC Leadership Academy, Lopez received a BS in rehabilitation services from The Pennsylvania State University, a Master of Science in Teaching from Fordham University, and he received a Master of Science in Education Administration from Bank Street College.
Principal of VOICE Charter School.
Franklin Headley is the founder and has been Principal of VOICE Charter School for the past ten years. Frank was first in his family to attend college, earning his A.B. in History from Harvard magna cum laude. He continued his graduate studies at Columbia University, the University of London, and CUNY, completing five masters degree in education and history on full scholarships. As a fourth grade teacher, he earned two Fulbright Memorial Fund Master Teacher Awards. Through New Leaders for New Schools, Frank worked as an assistant principal in Jamaica, Queens. He has served as mentor, instructor, and adviser for various teacher/leadership development programs. In 2016, Frank was named by the Kennedy Family and Schools That Can, the Robert F . Kennedy Urban Educator of the Year. He serves on the boards of the Victorian Society of New York, the Jacob Riis Settlement House, and the Coalition of Community Charter Schools.
Principal of Albany Park Multicultural Academy in Chicago, IL since 2013.
Hiliana León leads Albany Park Multicultural Academy, a Chicago Public School since 2013. Located in one of the most culturally diverse neighborhoods, students at APMA learn to embrace cultural diversity as a means to unify rather than divide empowering them to be leaders in their future roles as global citizens. Fluent in both English and Spanish, Hiliana has a Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership and a Masters of Arts in Instructional Technology. After spending over 15 years teaching in predominantly Spanish speaking, low income schools, she moved into the role of assistant principal at Albany Park. An immigrant and English Language Learner herself, she champions a school culture where all students are valued and awarded a high quality education.
Iris Y. Chiu
Principal of Shuang Wen School (P.S/M.S. 184M) in New York City since 2011.
Iris Y. Chiu has been the principal of Shuang Wen School (P.S./M.S. 184M) in New York City since July of 2011. Chiu took over the school during the hype of controversy from its previous administration, and successfully transformed the school from an English monolingual school to a two-way immersion Chinese English dual language school that service an increasing number of English Language Learners (ELL) and Students with Disabilities (SWD). Shuang Wen School has earned the “Reward School” recognition by New York State Department of Education five years in a row since 2013 for its high academic performance, and for its ability to close the achievement gaps for various student demographic groups. Chiu received her B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from Iowa State University, and her M.S.in Education from Hunter College, CUNY.
Principal of Manhattan Hunter Science in New York City.
Kevin Froner is the principal of Manhattan Hunter Science, an early college high school affiliated with CUNY-Hunter College in New York City. Over the last five years Manhattan Hunter Science has emerged as one of the top public schools in America and was recently ranked 17th in the nation by Newsweek for serving high poverty populations. Kevin is the recipient of the NYC Ed Update Administrator of the Year Award and winner of the New York Nonprofit Media, 40 Under 40 Rising Stars Award and the New York City Food Policy Center, 40 Under 40 Award for his efforts to bring a high-capacity hydroponics farm to the Martin Luther King Jr. Campus. Kevin hold graduate degrees from CUNY-Hunter College, Teachers College-Columbia University, and is completing his doctorate at the CUNY-Graduate Center in Urban Education.
Principal of George Washington High School in Chicago, IL since 2012.
Kevin Gallick has been principal of George Washington High School, a neighborhood high school on Chicago’s far south east side since 2012. His leadership is focused restoring opportunity and to moving beyond the rhetoric of equity to equitable outcomes. Kevin’s practice is rooted in both theory and practice which addresses the learning needs of students, staff, and the community. Kevin and his team are credited with a successful transformation in school culture and academic achievement. Under Kevin's leadership the four-year cohort graduation rate at Washington has increased from 61% in 2013 to 82% in 2017 and college enrollment rates have moved from a low of 35% to 66% in 2017. Kevin received his B.S. in Public Affairs from Indiana University, his M.A.T degree in History from University of Illinois at Chicago, and his Doctorate in education from University of Illinois at Chicago.
Leander Eric Windley
Principal of IS 318 in New York City since 2012.
Leander Eric Windley has been Principal of IS 318 since 2012. His school community has a shared vision for creating an environment where all learners will benefit from school wide instructional and enrichment programs that will advance their critical thinking skills, enhance their problem solving abilities, and compliment their middle school experience. The schools mission is to develop the students socially, prepare them academically and support them emotionally to be college and career ready. Since 1995, Eric has worked at I.S. 318 in the following roles; Assistant Principal 2004 – 2012, Crisis Intervention Teacher, Dean 1999 – 2004 and Math Teacher 1995 – 2003. He earned advanced degrees and an administrative degree from Long Island University. During his tenure at the school, Eric has introduced programs such as Robotics, Physics and Engineering which has fostered student interest in STEAM related fields.
Principal of Staten Island Technical High School in New York City since 2014.
Mark Erlenwein is the principal of Staten Island Technical High School, since 2014, and is an alumnus, Class of 1992. Previously, Erlenwein served as a science and technology teacher, as well as an Assistant Principal of STEAM, Pupil Personnel Services and College Admissions at Staten Island Tech, starting in 1997. Staten Island Technical High School is one of New York City’s nine Specialized High Schools for gifted and talented learners. Niche recently recognized Staten Island Technical High School as the number three high school in the nation and as the second highest ranked school in both New York City and New York State. Mark earned his bachelor’s and master’s degree in English Rhetoric from CUNY - The College of Staten Island.
Principal of PS/ MS 123, The Mahalia Jackson School of Literacy and the Arts in New York City.
Melitina Hernandez has been principal of PS/MS 123, The Mahalia Jackson School of Literacy and the Arts, for over five years. Her leadership and unwavering passion for creating a successful learning environment has led her through a journey of building a collaborative school community. Ms. Hernandez, is a graduate of PACE University and the Aspiring Leaders’ Program at Baruch College. She began as an early childhood teacher, receiving the Bank Street award for excellence. She then assumed the position of early childhood coordinator for District 2 and subsequently Region 9 before serving as the early childhood assistant principal in a k-8 school in District 4. This myriad of experiences has provided her with the knowledge and expertise to be the Principal of a successful Renewal school that was recognized in September, 2017, as a Data Wise model school and where her efforts have resulted in significant gains in meeting all measurable objectives, including literacy, math, and student attendance.
Principal of Emma Lazarus High School in New York City.
Melody Kellogg is the founding principal of Emma Lazarus High School. ELHS opened in 2009 with the mission of creating a safe, secure, and academically rigorous environment for over-age English language students. Kellogg’s holistic model is based on a strong belief in ELL students' ability to be successful given aligned academic and socio-emotional supports. ELHS has been nationally and locally recognized for its success with late entry, older second language students. Kellogg received her Bachelor's degree from Penn State in Politica l Science, her Master’s Degree in Guidance from St. John’s University, and her Ed.D. in Education Leadership from The Sage Colleges.
Principal of Lincoln Park High School in Chicago, IL since 2010.
Michael Boraz has been the principal of Lincoln Park High School in Chicago since 2010. Under Michael’s leadership, LPHS has increased enrollment in AP and IB courses by more than 30%, resulting in more than 900 students taking at least one college level course last year. LPHS students also excel in the Performing Arts. All students are encouraged to give the Arts a try, resulting in nearly 50% of LPs 2100 students participating in at least one performing group. The LP leadership team’s ongoing mission is to increase equitable outcomes for all students. Michael received his BA in Economics and MA in Education w. Certification from the University of Michigan Ann Arbor. He obtained his educational leadership credential through New Leaders for New School, Chicago cohort 3.
Principal of Ruskin Elementary School in Tampa, FL since 2015.
Rebecca Salgado was appointed as the principal of Ruskin Elementary School in 2015. Prior to her appointment, Mrs. Salgado served in the capacity of Assistant Principal of Elementary Instruction at Ruskin Elementary. She hails from the beautiful island of Puerto Rico, her home for 23 years! She attended the University of Puerto Rico, Bayamon Campus and graduated Cum Laude. She then went on for her masters in Educational Leadership, graduating Summa Cum Laude. Her leadership emphasizes in making connections with students. Her career has focused on serving the needs of the most vulnerable students. As a child,she grew up in an underserved community and she understands the challenges her students face daily. Her goal is to promote equity and a personalized learning environment in which all students at Ruskin Elementary will feel safe, accepted and included.
Principal of Collins Elementary in Tampa, FL since 2015.
Rebecca Sargable began her career with Hillsborough County Public Schools as a teacher after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Florida in 1995. As a National Board Certified Teacher, she spent thirteen years as a kindergarten teacher. Her desire to make a difference and impact more students led her back to USF where she obtained her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership in 2007. In 2008, Rebecca was appointed as assistant principal at Roosevelt Elementary. In 2012, Sargable was named principal of Lanier Elementary. In 2015, she was appointed as principal of Collins Elementary. As a transformational leader, Sargable makes all decisions through the lens of student learning. She integrates building the empathetic and inclusive child with core instruction on a daily basis. The students that attend the schools that she has led are true learners, not only in content but in character.
Principal at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy in Atlanta, GA since 2015.
Robin Christian has been the principal at Barack and Michelle Obama Academy since 2015. Prior to this role, she served as the principal of Burgess-Peterson Academy for seven years, where she earned a visit from Mrs. Michelle Obama for her healthy school initiatives. Christian began her career in Atlanta Public Schools in 1997 as a teacher after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Spelman College. After serving as a teacher she worked as an Instructional Specialist where she learned the importance of supporting and coaching teachers. For her leadership and focus on improving schools across Atlanta, Robin was recently named a 2018 Atlanta Magazine Women Making a Mark honoree. Robin also serves on the Superintendents Principal Advisory council and New Leaders Principal’s Program as a mentor to new principals across the district.
Principal of P.S. 9 in Brooklyn, NY since 2004.
Sandra D’Avilar has served as principal of P.S. 9 in Brooklyn since 2004. Under her leadership in 2011, the school was selected as one out of the 10 Whole Child Schools nationwide. Her vision of serving the Whole Child continues to be woven within the school’s fabric and is visible throughout the numerous school-wide initiates that are used to enrich the lives of the students and their parents. The entire school community epitomizes the mission ensuring that each child is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged. The school utilizes numerous partnerships to expose students to Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics. Ms. D’Avilar has created a strong and supportive social and emotional environment to reinforce positive student growth and development. Since 1991, Sandra has worked in District 13 in the following positions; Principal, Assistant Principal, Literacy Coach, Teacher Trainer/mentor, Core Knowledge Facilitator and Classroom Teacher. She has garnered numerous awards, honors and citations and has earned her degrees from Binghamton University and Fordham University.
Principal of PS/MS 188 in New York City.
Suany Ramos is an energetic problem-solver with a demonstrated commitment to building a vibrant PreK–Grade 8 learning community for children and parents on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Serving families struggling with poverty, homelessness, domestic violence and immigration issues, PS/MS 188 is one of 47 NYCDOE-designated “Showcase Schools.” With support from its powerful network of CBO/civic/business partners, it offers extensive wrap-around services, including afterschool/Saturda y/summer/vacation programs, on-site medical/mental health services, mentorships, and adult education. Through a Deutsche Bank grant, it is piloting innovative Social-Emotional-Learning programs for at-risk youths. The school received the Coalition for Community Schools’ 2017 national Award for Excellence. Recognized for these accomplishments, Ms. Ramos serves as trainer-mentor for new NYCDOE principals and serves on the Chancellor’s Task Force addressing needs of homeless students, further realizing her goal of improving the lives and futures of NYC’s students. Ms. Ramos holds Masters degrees in Education and Human Development/Leadership from Long Island University.
Principal of Edward Bleeker JHS 185 in Flushing, Queens since 2012.
Theresa Mshar has dedicated over twenty-six years to the students of New York City public schools. Since 2012, Theresa has served as the principal of Edward Bleeker JHS 185 in Flushing, Queens. As a parent, a teacher, and an administrator, Theresa believes that every student can be successful and she has strived to have her school realize its vision of Success for All. Her core belief in continuous improvement has led to a growth mindset at Bleeker JHS, where the entire school community and families work together to ensure maximum student achievement and support the social and emotional growth of every student. As Theresa strongly believes in Blankstein’s philosophy that the answer is in the room, she is committed to on-site, job-embedded professional development that leverages the strengths of all Bleeker teachers. She holds an undergraduate degree, M.S. in Education, and Professional Certificate in Educational Leadership from Queens College.
Richard Joseph Kastl
Principal of Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy in Dallas, TX since 2013.
Richard Joseph Kastl has proudly served as principal of Bryan Adams High School Leadership Academy in Dallas Texas since 2013. Mr. Kastl has led his team in making Bryan Adams the only comprehensive high school that is a School of Choice in the Dallas Independent School District. He has implemented great programs such as the Leadership Academy, which prepares graduating students through the Portfolio Defense model and offers higher education through an Early College program that follows the P-TECH model. Mr. Kastl inspires his students, teachers, and campus leaders by embodying the school’s core values of being tenacious, collaborative and reflective. Together, they have increased student academic achievement and have earned six out of seven possible distinctions for the past two years on the Texas Education Agency’s accountability rating system.
Principal of The Career Education Center Early College in Denver, CO.
Jamie Lofaro is completing her first year as the principal at The Career Education Center Early College in Denver. CEC is the flagship Career and Technical Education institution in the Denver Public Schools, housing 22 career pathways, 9 of which grant concurrent enrollment credit. Prior to leading CEC, Jamie served for five years as the principal at PREP Academy, a school for high-risk and expelled youth. While at PREP, she re-designed the school structure by introducing a school-wide social-emotional curriculum and hired teachers that had the highest academic standards for students. The school was removed from the state’s academic watch list while under her leadership. Jamie received her Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College. She earned two Master’s degrees, one from the University of Northern Colorado, the other from the University of Phoenix.
Principal of Farrell B. Howell, ECE-8 in Denver, CO since 2011.
Rachel Massey has been principal of Farrell B. Howell, ECE-8 since 2011. Her school serves a community consisting of of 94% of students receiving free and reduced lunch and 67% of the students are English Language Learners. Twelve of her twenty-four years in education have been spent as a school leader in Title 1 schools, and Farrell B. Howell was identified as “Highly Successful Serving ELA-learners with Stable Leadership.” It was one five schools in Colorado selected to participate in a doctoral research study conducted by the University of Colorado. Rachel received a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and Elementary Teacher Certification from the University of Colorado, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from the University of Northern Colorado.
Principal of Marie L. Greenwood Academy in Denver, CO since 2012.
Rachel Payne has served as principal of Marie L. Greenwood Academy, a K-8 school in the Denver Public Schools since 2012. Building strong teams and leveraging teacher leadership and collaboration to achieve desired student results has been her focus. Rachel has served in various roles in the Denver Public Schools including; teacher, facilitator, gifted specialist, district math and science partner, and assistant principal. Rachel received her B.S. in Elementary Education and M.A. in School Administration from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma. For her work with the school instructional leadership team, Rachel has received the DPS Teacher Leadership & Collaboration Award.
Principal of West Early College in Denver, CO.
Kurtis Quig has served as the middle school principal of West Early College in Denver, CO for the past 4 years. Kurtis has spent his tenure in leadership for the past 13 years in turnaround schools and has had success in all schools that he has led. Prior to his leadership experience, Kurtis was a middle school Social Studies and Language Arts teacher. Kurtis attained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Mary in Bismarck, ND, and attained his master’s degree from the University of Colorado Denver with honors. Kurtis is passionate about supporting schools and students in our most high needs areas ensuring that all students have equal access to a quality education in schools that he serves. Kurtis is most proud of his school and his students as they recently received the high honor of “The Most Growth” on the most State Report Card for 2017.
2017 Cahn Fellows
Principal of BELL Academy in Bayside, Queens.
Principal of LaSalle II Magnet School in Chicago, IL.
Principal of New Millennium Business Academy Middle School in Bronx, NY.
Principal of Oaklawn Language Academy in Charlotte, NC.
Principal of P.S. 45 in Staten Island, NY.
Principal of TAPCo Public School of the Arts in Bronx, NY.
Principal of Stock School in Chicago, IL.
Principal of Imagine Me Leadership Charter School in Brooklyn, NY.
Principal of Burley Elementary School in Chicago, IL.
Principal of Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Creative Arts in Brooklyn, NY.
Principal of the Neighborhood School in Manhattan, NY.
Head Master of The Brooklyn Latin School in New York City, NY.
Heather Foster Mann
Principal of P.S. 133 in Brooklyn, NY.
Principal of P.S. 220 in Queens, NY.
Principal of The Walter H. Crowley School of Leadership at I.S. 5. in Queens, NY.
Principal of Stephen T. Mather Building Arts & Craftsmanship High School in New York City, NY.
Principal of Lee Elementary in Chicago, IL.
Principal of Courtenay Language Arts center in Chicago, IL.
Principal of Countee Cullen Academy for Scholars, P.S. 194 in Harlem, NY.
Principal of Thomas A. Edison Career & Technical Education (CTE) High School in Queens, NY.
Principal of Pinewood Elementary School in Charlotte, NC.
Principal of Richmond Hill High School in Richmond Hill, NY.
Principal of James Wadsworth STEM PreK-8 in Chicago, IL.
Principal of P.S. 147 in Brooklyn, NY.
Principal of Mildred I. Lavizzo School in Chicago, IL.
Principal of El Puente Academy for Peace and Justice in Brooklyn, NY.
Principal of the High School of Hospitality Management in New York City, NY.
Cahn Fellows 2016 Cohort
P.S. 75 School Of Research And Discovery
Edgebrook Elementary School, Chicago
Federico Garcia Lorca Elementary School, Chicago
Belmont-Cragin Community School, Chicago
Math, Engineering and Science Academy
Irwin Altman Middle School, Queens
P.S./I.S 270, Queens
P.S. 162, Queens
P.S. 36 The Unionport School, Bronx
University Neighborhood Middle School, Manhattan
Southside Occupational Academy, Chicago
The Horan School, Manhattan
P.S. 125, the Ralph Bunche School, Manhattan
P.S. 56, Queens
Al Raby School for Community & Environment, Chicago
P.S .122, the Mamie Fay School, Queens
Kuvana Jones Sanders
P.S. 12, the Lewis & Clark School, Bronx
Gillespie Elementary School, Chicago
Ebinger Elementary School, Chicago
S.T.A.R Academy, Manhattan
P.S. 84 Jose De Diego, Brooklyn
Bret Harte Elementary School, Chicago
A. Philip Randolph Campus High School, Manhattan
Riverdale Avenue Community School, Brooklyn
Brooklyn College Academy
P.S. 173, the Fresh Meadow School, Queens
Cahn Fellows 2015 Cohort
Nathaniel Hawthorne Middle School, Queens
Manhattan School for Career Development, Manhattan
P.S. 11 William T. Harris School, Manhattan
Dawn Brooks DeCosta
Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School, Manhattan
P.S. 221 North Hills School, Queens
Anna Cano Amato
P.S. 110 The Monitor, Brooklyn
School for Global Leaders, Manhattan
Edward Coles Language Academy, Chicago
P.S. 159, Queens
Tompkins Square Middle School, Manhattan
P.S. 40 August Saint-Gaudens, Manhattan
Florence Nightengale Elementary School, Manhattan
Gaynor McCown Expeditionary Learning, Staten Island
P.S. 228 EC Magnet School of the Arts, Queens
Murray Language Academy, Chicago
The Broome Street Academy Charter School, Manhattan
Cobble Hill School of American Studies, Brooklyn
P.S. 62, Chester Park School, Queens
Expeditionary Learning School, Brooklyn
P.S. 452, Manhattan
Urban Assembly Institute of Math & Science for Young Women, Brooklyn
Green School High Environmental Careers, Brooklyn
Food & Finance High School, Manhattan
High School for Innovation and Excellence, Manhattan
Cahn Fellows 2014 Cohort
RFK Community High School, Queens
P.S./I.S.178 Holliswood School, Queens
Joyce Brown Bush
Alfred J. Kennedy School, Queens
John M. Gregory Math & Science, Chicago
Mark Twain School, Brooklyn
P.S. 69, Journey Prep, Bronx
Grant Avenue Elementary, Bronx
P.S. 6, Lillie D. Blake School, NYC
P.S. 116, Mary Lindley Murray School, NYC
George Westinghouse College Prep, Chicago
Manhattan Center for Science & Math, NYC
P.S. 267, NYC
Lower Manhattan Community School, NYC
Lower East Side Preparatory School, NYC
Aerospace & Science Academy, Queens
Newcomers High School, Queens
American Sign Language & English High School, NYC
P.S. 41, Greenwich Village School, NYC
P.S. 373, Brooklyn Transition Center, Brooklyn
Cahn Fellows 2013 Cohort
Elizabeth Blackwell Middle School, Queens
School of Integrated Learning, Brooklyn
JHS 189, Queens
Andrew Jackson Language Academy, Chicago
PS 254, Queens
PS 317, Waterside Children's Studio School, Queens
Urban Assembly School for Criminal Justice, Brooklyn
Staten Island School of Civic Leadership
Reginald Landeau, Jr.
George J. Ryan Middle School, Queens
PS 53, Brooklyn
The Margaret L. Lindemeyer School, Staten Island
PS 150, Queens
The Salk School of Science, NYC
PS 77, The Lower Lab School, NYC
Brownsville Academy High School, Brooklyn
Meisha Ross Porter
The Bronx School for Law, Government & Justice
PS 51, Queens
PS/IS 266, Queens
The Peck Slip School, NYC
Business of Sports School, NYC
PS 90, Queens
Urban Assembly Media, NYC
Teachers College Community School, NYC
Stuyvesant High School, NYC
Cahn Fellows 2012 Cohort
PS 94, Brooklyn
MS 219, Bronx
IS 228, Brooklyn
P-Tech High School, Brooklyn
PS/IS 262, Brooklyn
PS 503, Brooklyn
The Renaissance Charter School, Queens
Brooklyn Latin High School
Renaissance High School for Musical Theater, Bronx
Abraham Lincoln High School, Brooklyn
Pioneer Academy, Queens
JHS 50, Brooklyn
Lindblom Math & Science Academy, Chicago
MS 88, Brooklyn
High School of World Cultures, Bronx
PS 78, Queens
Eastside High School, Newark
Musa Ali Shama
Francis Lewis High School, Queens
South Loop Elementary School, Chicago
Grover Cleveland High School, Queens
PS 15, Brooklyn
Cahn Fellows 2011 Cohort
NYC Lab Middle School for the Collaborative Studies
Park Slope Elementary
Thomas Edison Career High School
P.S. 178 in Washington Heights
PS 43 Jonas Bronck
Frank L. DeSario
P.S. 154 in Flushing
McKinney Secondary School of the Arts
New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies
Liberation Diploma Plus High School
Roberto Clemente Elementary School
Laverne C. Nimmons
PS 335 Granville T. Woods Public School
The High School of Sports Management
Bronx Charter School for Excellence (BCSE)
Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics
Bronx International High School
Maple Avenue School
Cahn Fellows 2010 Cohort
Brooklyn Technical High School
Roshone Ault Lee
South Bronx Academy for Applied Media
Long Island City High School
Urban Assembly Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists
Williamsburg Preparatory School
Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School
Channel View School for Research
Cahn Fellows 2009 Cohort
MS 319, Maria Teresa Miraba
The Urban Assembly for Applied Math and Science
Twin Parks Upper School
IS 75R, Frank D. Paulo School
PS 164, Caesar Rodney School
PS 102, The Bayview School
Rhonda Dawn Farkas
PS 152, Science and Technology
PS 80Q, Thurgood Marshall Magnet
PS 124, Yung Wing Elementary
IS 364K, Gateway Intermediate School
PS 48, William G. Wilcox School
High School for Health Careers and Sciences
MS 414, New York City Museum School
PS 100, The Coney Island School
03M492, HS for Law, Advocacy, and Community Justice
P.S. 304, The Early Childhood Lab School
PS 28M, The Wright Brothers School
Maria Teresa Nunziata
PS 130, The Parkside School
The Scholars Academy
PS 115, Daniel Mucatel School
IS 383, Philippa Schuyler School for the Gifted and Talented
PS 42, Claremont Community School
Secondary School for Law
Cahn Fellows 2008 Cohort
Performing Arts & Technology High School
PS 81, Thaddeus Stevens
PS 176, The Cambria Heights School
The Secondary School for Research
IS 123, James M. Kieran
Frank Sinatra School of the Arts
PS 290, Juan Morel Campos
MS 447, Math and Science Exploratory School
PS 108, Sal Abbracciamento Landmark School
Harbor Science and Arts Charter School
High School for Violin and Dance
MS 323, Bronx Writing Academy
Louis D. Brandeis High School
PS/IS 311, Amistad Dual Language School
Millennium High School
PS 160, William T. Sampson
IS 211, John Wilson
PS 5, Ellen Lurie School
The School for International Studies
PS/MS 279, The Captain Manuel Rivera Jr. School
Cahn Fellows 2007 Cohort
MS/HS 697 Teachers Preparatory School
Frederick Douglass Academy III
Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies
PS 236 Mill Basin
The Caton School
PS 24 The Dual Language School for International Studies
MS 223 The Laboratory School of Finance and Technology
Bronx Charter School for the Arts
PS 169 Bay Terrace School
Dr. Andrea Lewis
Acorn Community High School
PS 30 The Wilton School
PS 106 The Parkchester School
Robert Goddard School
IS 528 Bea Fuller Rogers
Baruch College Campus High School
PS 8 Robert Fulton School
IS 839 Tompkins Square Middle School Extension
Bronx High School of Science
Academy for New American
JHS 185Q Edward Bleeker
Francis Lewis High School
The Helenic Classical Charter School
PS 48M PO Michael J Buczek
MS 22 Jordan L Mott
Cahn Fellows 2006 Cohort
Principal Adele Armstrong
P.S. 118, Queens
Principal Dolores Beckham
I.S. 145, Queens
Principal Alan Cohen
P.S. 69, the Bronx
Principal Giulia Cox
M.S. 118, the Bronx
Principal Catherine DeLaura
School of the Future, Manhattan
Principal James Harrigan
P.S. 229, Brooklyn
Principal Everett Hughes
I.S. 292, Brooklyn
Principal Beverly Lynch
P.S. 134, Brooklyn
Principal Shirley Matthews
H.S. for Environmental Studies, Manhattan
Principal Karen Melendez-Hutt
P.S. 30, Manhattan
Principal Kenneth Morris
P.S./I.S. 266, Queens
Principal Sana Nasser
Harry S. Truman High School, the Bronx
Principal Maxine Nodel
Millennium Art Academy, the Bronx
Principal Nigel Pugh
Queens High School for Teaching, Queens
Principal Susan Rappaport
P.S. 333, Manhattan
Principal Rima Ritholtz
P.S. 176, the Bronx
Principal Linda Singer
P.S. 255, Brooklyn
Principal Israel Soto
P.S. 57, Manhattan
Principal Dolores Troy-Quinn
P.S. 186, Queens
Principal Phil Weinberg
H.S. of Telecommunication Arts and Technology
Cahn Fellows 2005 Cohort
The Agnes Y. Humphrey School for Leadership, PS/MS 27, Brooklyn
Leadership and Community Service, IS 303, the Bronx
PS 212Q, Jackson Heights, Queens
PS/IS 194, the Bronx
the Heritage School, HS 680, Manhattan
The Throop School, PS 121, the Bronx
Hillcrest High School, HS 505, Jamaica Estates, Queens
Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School, IS/H. 680, Queens
The Bilingual Center/Lincoln Terrace, PS 189, Brooklyn
Don Pedro Albizu Campo School, P.S. 161, Manhattan
IS 238, Queens
The Bayswater School , PS 104, Queens
Frederick Douglass Academy, Manhattan
Thurgood Marshall Academy, MS 670, Manhattan
Mott Haven Village School, PS 220, the Bronx
Staten Island Technical High School, Staten Island
PS 75, Manhattan
Jose Celso Barbosa School , PS 112, Manhattan
PS 51M, Manhattan
Bayside High School, Q495, Bayside, Queens
Stuyvesant High School, Manhattan
Leon High School for the Sciences, Brooklyn
Cahn Fellows 2004 Cohort
K8/H.S. 539 P, NEST+M Manhattan
M.S. 340, North Star Academy, Brooklyn
Manhattan Village Academy H.S., Manhattan
Anne Marie Gillen
PS 164, Brooklyn
Betty Gonzalez Soto
PS 211, The Bilingual School, The Bronx
P.S. 36, St Albans School, Queens
P.S. 235, Lenox School, Brooklyn
PS 122, Mamie Fay School, Queens
Banana Kelly High School, The Bronx
Janet Lynch Aravena
PS/IS 187, Manhattan
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School, The Bronx
Robert A Marchi
P.S. 17, Henry Woodworth School, Brooklyn
PS 180, Hugo Newman, Manhattan
PS 5, Port Morris, The Bronx
PS 43, Queens
PS 19, The Bronx
PS 205Q, Alexander Graham Bell, Queens
PS 112, Brooklyn
PS 201, Queens
Cahn Fellows 2003 Cohort
The Mott Hall School, Manhattan
The Bronx School for Law, Government & Justice, Bronx
William McKinley Intermediate School 259, Brooklyn
The School for Legal Studies, Brooklyn
New Voices School of Academic & Creative Arts, M.S. 827, Brooklyn