In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re celebrating the history-making female leaders at KIPP schools, KIPP regions, and the KIPP Foundation. In the final installment of our Women at KIPP blog series, KIPP’s female executives offer suggestions for how to find, keep, and support women in leadership positions
In honor of Women’s History Month, we’re featuring the women who are leading the way throughout KIPP. In Part 3 of our Women at KIPP blog series, KIPP’s female executives discuss what KIPP is doing to support women in leadership roles.
We’re celebrating Women’s History Month at KIPP by highlighting the women who are making history throughout our network: our educators and leaders. In Part 2 of our Women at KIPP blog series, KIPP’s female executives share the moments where they’ve “leaned into” their careers.
In honor of Women’s History Month, we asked female executives from across the KIPP network to share their thoughts on leadership. In this post—the first in our Women at KIPP series—they discuss the advice that inspired them, challenged them, and helped set them on their career path.
Scott Shirey, Executive Director of KIPP Delta Public Schools, asked: Since we’re constantly pushing to improve our college-going support for our KIPPsters, couldn’t students outside of our schools also benefit from what we’re learning? With the help of a grant, the answer he is discovering is yes.
Elliott Witney, former KIPP school leader, outlines the benefits of a collaboration uniting two charter school networks (KIPP and YES Prep), and the Spring Branch Independent School District (SBISD) in Houston, TX where he currently works.
Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer of the KIPP Foundation, urges Congress to keep transparency and accountability in mind as they consider the next form that the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) will take.