Program Director of LEAP
Monique is responsible for the direct coaching and development of LEAP (Learning Together to Advance our Practice) Leaders at multiple DC Public Schools as part of Leading Educators/DCPS LEAP Program. Before joining Leading Educators, Monique utilized her extensive experience as a teacher and coach to lead a founding team to turnaround a low performing charter school. Monique also worked as a consultant to several nonprofit organizations to strategically develop and implement programs to manage relationships, recruit talent and raise funds. Monique’s professional career began as a Teach for America corps member after she received a B.A. from Temple University. She also earned two Master’s of Science degrees in Teaching and Early Childhood Leadership from Pace University and Bank Street College of Education respectively.