As an Associate on the Engagement team, Elizabeth’s job is to highlight and support The Fund’s work to improve principal quality by sharing its story – and the stories of Chicago’s school leaders – through traditional and digital media.
On this #20thAnniversaryTuesday, we profile Principal Yalil Nieves from Mary Gage Peterson Elementary. She talks about her journey from being a young girl in Panama who loved learning, to the leader of a multicultural, diverse community.
“This reminds me of home. This reminds me of my middle school,” she summed up. “It makes me happy. I’m just thankful and grateful that I’m here.”
This #20thAnniversaryTuesday, we profiled Brianne Dotson who has served as an education leader for over 20 years, championing achievement and equity as a classroom teacher, school administrator, nonprofit leader, and beyond.
“As leaders, we are responsible for envisioning a world where Black and brown children thrive and are equitably successful in life and it is our duty to leverage our positions to make this vision a reality.”