ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

Thank you to the many City Schools staff members and partners who contributed to development of this blueprint.

 

FACILITATORS
Sheila Brown,
Consultant

Alison Perkins-Cohen,
Chief of Staff

PROJECT
COORDINATOR
J.D. Merrill,
Special Assistant to the
Chief of Staff

ADVISORY TEAM
Sonja Brookins Santelises,
CEO

Sean Conley,
Chief Academic Officer

Andre Cowling,
Chief of Schools

Jennifer Dull,
Director of Strategy
and Compliance

Anne Fullerton,
Executive Director of
Communications

Roger Schulman,
CEO, Fund for
Educational Excellence

Arshia Sethi,
Teacher, Dr. Nathan A.
Pitts-Ashburton Elementary/
Middle School

Sabrina Sutton,
Interim Executive
Director of Engagement

WORK GROUP
Student Wholeness
Erik Bandzak,
Prevention and Intervention
Coordinator

Billie Malcolm,
Program Officer, Baltimore
Community Foundation

Craig Rivers,
Principal, Mergenthaler
Vocational Technical
High School

Roger Shaw,
Instructional Leadership
Executive Director

Literacy
Janise Lane,
Executive Director of
Teaching and Learning

Jarrod Bolte,
CEO, Improving Ed

Roxanne Forr,
Director of Leadership
Support and Development

Brooke Korch,
Coordinator of Literacy

Leadership
Jacque Hayden,
Special Assistant to the
Chief of Schools

Marc Etienne,
Instructional Leadership
Executive Director

Najib Jammal,
Principal,
Lakeland Elementary/Middle
School

DeRay Mckesson,
Interim Chief
Human Capital Officer


Thank you to the following national experts who generously gave time for interviews with work group members:

Cindy Brunswick, New Teacher Center; Corie Colgan, District of Columbia Public Schools; Nell Duke, University of Michigan; Michelle Pierre-Farid, Cleveland Metropolitan School District; Jacqueline Jodl, National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development, Aspen Institute; Tricia McManus, Hillsborough County Public Schools; Kathleen Osta, National Equity Project; Melissa Schlinger, CASEL; Mark Vineis, Mondo Publishing; Whitney Whealdon, Louisiana Department of Education; and the Social Emotional Learning Team at Cleveland Humanware.

Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners

Cheryl A. Casciani, Chair
Peter Kannam, Vice-Chair
Muriel Berkeley
Michelle Harris Bondima
Linda Chinnia
Marnell Cooper
Andrew “Andy” Frank
Tina Hike-Hubbard
Martha James-Hassan
Ashley Peña, Student Commissioner
A.J. Bellido de Luna, Board Executive Officer