Natasha Warsaw has 16 years of experience as a teacher, administrator and consultant in the District of Columbia. She began her career as a middle school English teacher with the DC Public Schools. She is passionate about ensuring that equity in education becomes a reality for all children. Natasha thrives on being a part of a community of learners and in leading with a fresh eye and a creative approach.
Director of Curriculum & Instruction
Janel Brown refers to herself as a teacher by trade, educator by passion. She holds a B.A. in American Ethnic Studies and double minor in Education and Diversity, as well as a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Originally from Seattle, WA, she began teaching non-academics with the University of Washington’s Upward Bound Program. Janel relocated to Washington, D.C. where she began teaching middle school in District of Columbia Public Schools. She transitioned to teaching High School, gaining experience in D.C. Public Charter and Disciplinary Alternative Education. Janel is passionate about and committed to consistently doing what is truly best for students, even when such work is not easy for adults.
Director of Finance and Operations
Kevin has been a nonprofit professional for 18-years and has considerable experience working in support of social justice issues, from running the day-to-day operations of a multicultural community center to organizing service-learning conferences bringing together faculty, students, and administrators from across New York State and across the country. Kevin was the Associate Director of Operations at Parcc Inc. He has served as the Advisor for Higher Education at the Corporation for National and Community Service. Prior to coming to DC, Kevin was the first Executive Director of the New York Campus Compact, a statewide higher education organization that worked to renew the civic mission of colleges and universities. Kevin was the Executive Director of the Booker T. Washington Community Center in Auburn, NY, where he was elected to the Board of Education, rising to the position of Vice President. Kevin graduated summa cum laude from the State University of New York, Plattsburgh and earned a Master in African-American History from Cornell University.
Kevin is married and has of 3 beautiful children. His wife, Margaret, is a curator at the Smithsonian National Air and Space. He lives in Burke, VA and wishes he had a dog.