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We are a team of teachers and leaders who are deeply passionate about education and see teaching as a fundamental piece of who we are. The RePublic Schools staff makes a commitment every single day to set our scholars up for lasting academic success.

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OUR NETWORK TEAM

Diana Anosike

Director of Talent

Tony Armas

High School Math Associate

Allison Arth

Director of Computer Science

Allie Atu

Recruitment and Enrollment Associate

Felicia Barnes

State & Federal Programs Associate - Jackson

Jessica Bates

Reading Intervention Coordinator

Macy Bennett

Senior Director of Humanities

Melissa Brown

Director of Science

Christina Campos-Baze

State and Federal Compliance Associate

Larita Copprue

Regional Operations Associate - Jackson

Emmett Denson

Director of Schools - Nashville

Ashley Davis Gallimore

President of RePublic Schools

Shalimar Gates

Director of Math

Gayle Geeter

Enrollment and Community Partnerships, Manager

Kevin Heffel

Chief Academic Officer

Rachel Kengeter

Senior Director of Operations - Nashville

Twanda Leggin

Director of State & Federal Programs

Destiny McCullough

Network Director of Student Supports

John Metallo

Regional Operations Associate

DaiJana Newsome

Elementary Literacy Associate

Gemikal Prude

Communications & Marketing Associate

Jon Rybka

Chief Executive Officer

Paola Samaniego-Denson

Director of History

Lynzie Smith

Director of Schools - Jackson

Jasmine Thornton

Managing Director of Enrollment & Community Engagement

Trey Vernaci

Senior Director of Operations - Jackson

Karen Vernon

Director of Development & Human Resources

OUR BOARD

Erika Berry

Senior Director of Policy

TennesseeCAN

Wood Caldwell

Managing Principal

Southeast Venture

Miranda Christy

Attorney

Dodson Parker Behm & Capparella, PC

Diarese George

Founder & Executive Director

Tennessee Educators of Color Alliance

 

Annette Green

Executive Director/ Lead Specialist

Greenhouse Education Consulting

Julia Hanks

Partner

Guzman Advisory Partners LLP

Drake Jarman

Senior Vice President of Growth

Amedisys & Contessa Health

Board Minutes & Documents

All RePublic Schools board meeting minutes and key documents can be found on our Board On Track website.

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