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Meet Our Teammates

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.

Meet Stephanee Cook

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

Meet Dana Bailey

Lead English Language Arts teacher Dana Bailey loves inspiring her middle school students to think deeply about texts. She’s also a KIPP alumna! Learn about her journey as a founding KIPP Miami teacher. Read More

Meet Melanie Angle

Melanie Angle’s experiences with KIPP NJ have ranged from working as a middle school STEM teacher in Newark, to supporting students with special needs in Camden. Read More

Meet Janelle Payne

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 

Meet Tamar Reyes-Fernandez

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

Meet Leslie Moreno

Find out what inspired Leslie Moreno to join our team as a student-teacher—and what she’s learned from her experience! Our student teachers have an opportunity to be mentored by lead teachers who are dedicated to their growth and development. Read More

Meet Shanasia Shelton

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

Meet Ondrena Clyburn

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

Meet Intisar Hatcher-Wright

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

Meet Apryl Shackelford

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