Webinar to Watch! Explore Schools Network of Brooklyn – Learn about their schools and how to enroll your child


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Parents know that searching for the right elementary school can be a challenge. Luckily, we chatted with Explore Schools Network of Brooklyn where parents were given a wealth of information. From what to look for in a quality elementary school program, family and school partnerships, and highlights of the Explore Schools of Brooklyn program.


LaKiesha George: Principal, Lower School @Exceed Charter School

LaKiesha George, the Principal of Exceed Charter School’s Kindergarten through Grade 5 cohort, is a founding charter school principal and an influential educational leader who urgently pushes for transformation. Leading the way through a community deemed as an educational desert, she built her school from the ground up to become the 2nd top-performing school within the network in just 3 years in Pittsburg, PA. Lakiesha joined Explore Schools in 2018 as the K-2 Academic Director and took the helm as the principal in 2019. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Lehman College and earned a Master of Science in Education, with Distinctions from Mercy College in the Bronx. She holds a National Institute of School Leadership (NISL) Administrative Certification in School Leadership.

Jonathan Carrington: Principal, Lower School @Empower Charter School

Jonathan Carrington, Principal of Empower Charter School’s Kindergarten through Grade 5 cohort. He has over 17 years of experience in education, from serving as a teacher, Dean of Students, Academic Director and now school leader. Jonathan has a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration. Jonathan takes great pride in providing the Crown Heights community with a quality elementary school option.

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