Fantastic teammates are everything. Our teammates inspire our students—and each other—to accomplish incredible goals, inside and outside the classroom. Step inside our ‘team and family’ and learn more about our teammates.
KIPP NJ alumna and Newark native Stephanee Cook returned to her home city to pass along her passion for learning to the next generation of Newark students as a Teacher in Residence. Read More
Janelle Payne’s passion for working with children fueled her career in early childhood education, and that path ultimately led her to leadership at KIPP Life Academy. Learn more about her journey. Read More
Tamar wanted to take her career as a Spanish teacher to the next level—and she quickly realized that KIPP New Jersey would be ideal place to grow her skills as a teacher and leader. Step inside her journey at KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy. Read More
Shanasia teaches in order to give back to the community. Learn how her experiences as a student and teacher impacted her decision to teach at KIPP New Jersey. Read More
Ondrena’s percussion classroom at KIPP BOLD Academy is a place where music comes alive! Learn how this Teacher in Residence is inspiring students to discover their passion for drumming. Read More
Engaging students in STEM learning is a top priority for this middle school science teacher at KIPP TEAM Academy. Step inside a day in the life of a STEM educator. Read More
Apryl Shackelford believes deeply in educating the whole child—and teaching them to give back to their communities. Discover what she’s learned during her time at KIPP Sunrise Academy. Read More