Meet the Mentors

We are honored to have the following educators and thought leaders serving as mentors and advisors to the NSCF Fellows.

Dr. Abby Hasberry

Executive Coach

D.E.A.R. ABBY CONSULTING

San Antonio, TX

Ambika Dani

Founder & CEO

PROMESA ACADEMY

San Antonio, TX

Asia Klekowicz

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

THE GATHERING PLACE

San Antonio, TX

Brandy Williams

Founder / CEO
ABA HEALING ACADEMY
New Orleans, LA

Charisse Taylor

Founder & CEO

CONNECTING FORWARD

Quincy, MA

Lanette Dailey Reese

Executive Director
CAPITAL EXPERIENCE LAB

Washington, D.C.

Kaleb Rashad

Creative Director
CENTER FOR LOVE & JUSTICE
San Diego, CA

Lee Fleming

Head of School

SAMUELI ACADEMY

Anaheim, CA

Keina Hodge

Director of Operations

CAPITAL VILLAGE PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL

Washington, DC

Oliver Sicat

CEO

EDNOVATE

Los Angeles, CA

Sam Seidel

Director of K12 Strategy + Research 

STANFORD d.SCHOOL

Oakland, CA

Stephanie Hall Powell

CEO

SAN ANTONIO PREP

San Antonio, TX

Tony Simmons

Executive Director

HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE RECORDING ARTS

Minneapolis, MN

Alexis Gwin Miller

Executive Director

MOMENTUM EDGE COACHING

Memphis, TN

Anne Worrall

Executive Leadership Coach

SAN DIEGO COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

San Diego, CA

Bonnie Lo

Assistant Professor & Education Consultant

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY, HARVARD GSE, PROJECT i4 IEL

Los Angeles, CA

Carlos Moreno

Co-Executive Director

BIG PICTURE LEARNING

Montclair, NJ

Denise Edwards

Founding Principal
SOJOURNER TRUTH MONTESSORI PCS
Washington, D.C.

Javier Guzman

Regional Director

BIG PICTURE LEARNING

Los Angeles, CA

Kimberly Neal

Founder & Executive Director

BELIEVE SCHOOLS

Indianapolis, IN

Nikki Hinostro

Director, School Redesign

HTH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

San Diego, CA

Patrick Jones

Senior Vice President of Leadership & Equity
THE MIND TRUST
Indianapolis, IN

Ryan York

Co-Founder & CEO

THE GATHERING PLACE

San Antonio, TX

Stefin Pasternak

Co-Founder & Head Teacher

LIVING SCHOOL

New Orleans, LA

Sunanna Chand

Vice President of Systems Reinvention

TEACH FOR AMERICA

Oakland, CA