Co-Founder / Director of Programs & Community Engagement
Shayne Swift has over 20 year’s experience in urban education in Washington DC and Prince George’s County. Swift began her career in DCPS at Shaw Junior High School, was formerly the Director at Huntington Learning Center, and taught 9th grade English for 10 years in Prince George’s County Public Schools. At Parkdale High, Shayne served in a variety of leadership roles including the 9th grade coordinator, PBIS Coach, and Co-Chair of the School Planning and Management Team. Most recently, Swift served as the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Coordinator where she expanded the IB Program access by increasing course offerings, improving student driven service-learning and parent engagement which led to increased pass rates and the schools overall graduation rate. She has extensive experience in experiential learning, coaching a team of IB teachers, and coordinating IB Creativity, action, service projects.