Upper School Principal (3-8) Tyra has dedicated her life to working towards educational equity and excellence for underserved communities across NYC and the surrounding areas. With over 25 years of experience as an educator in urban, public schools, Tyra has served in various educational roles 
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Courtney began her career in education as a New York Teaching Fellow over fifteen years ago. She spent two years at P.S 132 in the Bronx before becoming a founding inclusion teacher at Haven Academy, where she taught first, second, and third grades and later 
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Paola has a lifelong passion for teaching that stems from her own childhood experience and the simple observation that although a child may not remember the name or the face of a teacher, their inner self never forgets the positive impact of that relationship. She 
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Vanessa Jenkins was born and raised in the South Bronx. Growing up she would often assist her mother teaching Sunday School in her church. This was the catalyst that began her journey to becoming a teacher. Additionally, Vanessa had an interest in visual arts and 
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Henry grew up in the Bronx, New York. He was the first college graduate in his family, obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration concentrated in Finance & Accounting from CUNY Lehman college. He has been serving the community by working for non-profits and government 
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