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Summer Principals Academy

The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership

Kit Tollerson

About Kit

Undergraduate degree from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs along with a certificate in American Studies from Princeton University. As a Teach for America corps member in New Orleans, Kit Tollerson was a founding teacher at Arthur Ashe Charter School, a K-8 transformation school that is a part of the FirstLine Schools network of open admission charter schools. During his first year, Kit taught social studies to grades 4-7, propelling his students to the highest test scores at Ashe, which made the greatest academic gains on statewide tests in New Orleans during the 2008-2009 academic year. In the winter of 2009, Kit became the Middle School Team Leader. He is also a member of TFA's Community Outreach Team for the Greater New Orleans region and a Learning Team Leader, providing instructional support to first-year TFA teachers.

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