For the third post in our KIPP Goes to College series , KIPP leaders and staff from our partner universities share the challenges they faced on the road to graduation.
Meet Manny. KIPP Houston alumnus and recent law school graduate. His advice to KIPP students? Really think about what you want to do in life, and then find someone who has already traveled that path and learn as much as you can from them.
Meet Jennifer. KIPP Houston alumna and recent Duke University graduate. Jennifer says college boosted her confidence and empowered her with the skills to make meaningful contributions in her community.
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.
Kendall Tidwell fearlessly, and without notes, shared his story of going “on beyond” to a group of 6,500 adults at KIPP School Summit. We’re sharing his video here, along with the transcript below, so more people can hear and be inspired by his story.
By Fabeah Adu-Oppong, KIPP Houston Alumna, KIPP Houston Teacher I am proud to be a KIPP alumna, a current KIPP teacher, and a past participant of KIPP’s Teacher Leader training program. On KIPP’s 20th Anniversary, there is no greater privilege than to have the opportunity to reflect on the impact this organization has had on […]
Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin Reminisce About the Birth of KIPP October 11th, 1993 is the day that Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin stayed up all night listening to U2’s Achtung Baby on a repeating loop and developed their plan for KIPP. On the 20th anniversary of that day, Susan Ciccone, KIPP Communications Manager, caught up […]