Our Innovators

Our Innovators

These talented education innovators have the experience and compelling visions to create schools and ventures that improve students’ lives.

Ma’at Lands and Jonathan Johnson
Charter School Design Challenge Recipients: 2018-2019
Ashley Virden
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2019
Geoffrey Fenelus
Innovation School Fellow: 2019
Nikki J. Henson and Jenn Watts
Charter School Fellows: 2019
Eddie Rangel and Matthew Rooney
Innovation School Fellows: 2019
Kimberly Neal
Innovation School Fellow: 2018-2019
Alicia Hervey
Innovation School Fellow: 2018-2019
Darius Sawyers
Charter School Fellow: 2018
Keeanna Warren and Scott Bess
Innovation School Fellows: 2017-2018
Tihesha Henderson
Innovation School Fellow: 2018
Aleicha Ostler
Charter School Fellow: 2017-2018
David Spencer and Emily Pelino
Innovation School Fellows: 2017-2018
India Hui and Emma Hiza
Innovation School Fellows: 2016-2017
Amy Swann and Sajan George
Innovation School Fellows: 2017
Jacob Allen and Marie Dandie
Innovation School Fellows: 2017
Tommy Reddicks and Kyle Beauchamp
Innovation School Fellows: 2016-2017
Nigena Livingston
Innovation School Fellow: 2016-2017
Shy-Quon Ely II and Brooke Beavers 
Innovation School Fellows: 2016
Kelly Herron and Chrystal Westerhaus-Whorton
Innovation School Fellows: 2016
Shatoya Jordan and Scott Bess
Innovation School Fellows: 2016
Katie Dorsey and Janet McNeal
Charter School Fellows: 2016
Earl Martin Phalen
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2009; Innovation School Fellow: 2014, 2015
Caitlin Hannon
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2015-2017
Shanae Staples and Kevin Kubacki
Innovation School Fellows: 2015
Mariama Shaheed
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2014-2016
Nicole Fulgham
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2012-2014
Jesse Hahnel
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2010-2012
Stephanie Saroki
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2010-2011
Abigail Falik
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2009-2010
Celine Coggins
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2008-2010
Michael Bitz
Education Entrepreneur Fellow: 2008-2010