Towana Pierre-Floyd shares her vision for the school she plans to open next fall: Early College Academy at KIPP Renaissance High School. She reflects on travel experiences that shaped her, and looks forward to leading a school where students focus on values like excellence, global perspective and self-identity.
Donnell is a proud alumnus of KIPP New Orleans and a current junior at Franklin & Marshall College. He serves as F&M’s student body President, and last summer he interned at the White House. Learn more about Donnell’s story and how he is changing the odds in his community.
We know the adjustment to college isn’t always easy, but we also know it gets better. To help make month two a little bit easier, we’ve being asking some of our KIPP alumni, KIPP Through College leaders, and staff from our partner universities to share their college experiences and advice.
By Richard Barth, Chief Executive Officer, KIPP Foundation A week ago today I shared with the KIPP Team and Family the incredible resolve I witnessed during my time in New Orleans. Today, I want to share with this broader group an update that I have worked on with Rhonda Aluise, our KIPP New Orleans Executive […]
Below is a note from Rhonda Aluise, Executive Director of KIPP New Orleans, to her team and family, addressing the recent tragedies that have impacted the New Orleans community. Dear New Orleans Team and Family, We are all heartsick over the senseless deaths this week of Brandon Adams and Christine Marcelin of KIPP Believe. It comes at a […]
By Colin Smith, Founding School Leader, KIPP New Orleans Last week, we received an email from an education major who wrote about the unexpected negativity she is experiencing from her peers, family members, and even professors towards the teaching profession. I responded to her directly, but I know she is not alone. Her thoughts bring […]