10 Highlights from 2016


Happy new year! Keeping up with our annual tradition, KIPP CEO Richard Barth shares some highlights from 2016 and thoughts on where we are as a team and family.

KIPP Goes to College: What Surprised Us

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We asked some of our KIPP Through College leaders, KIPP alumni, and staff from our partner universities to share their college experiences and advice. They’ve experienced the challenges and triumphs that come with earning a bachelor’s degree, and they’ve got lots of wisdom to share.

Throughout the fall, we will be highlighting their thoughts here. Today’s topic: expecting the unexpected.

The Power of KIPP’s Story

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By Allison Shapira, President, Global Public Speaking LLC It was 9:00am on a Tuesday morning, and I was in the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas. I was about to experience my first KIPP School Summit (KSS), the annual professional development summit for teachers and staff of KIPP public charter schools. My experience […]

Getting Hooked on Teaching and Hooked on KIPP


KIPPster spotlight on Liz Coughenour, Teacher Leader Program Manager Liz Coughenour recently joined the KIPP Foundation as the Teacher Leader Program Manager. In this role, Liz designs relevant professional development opportunities in the areas of instructional leadership and team leadership for 140 teachers from across the KIPP network. Prior to joining the KIPP Foundation, Liz was […]


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