Kindergarten Transition Partners

Strategic Leadership

This group is under development in consultation with:

Multnomah County school district superintendents

Swati Adarkar, President and CEO, Children’s Institute

Pam Greenough, Executive Director, Mt. Hood Community College Head Start

Ron Herndon, Executive Director, Albina Head Start

Molly Day and Frances Sallah, Co-Directors, Early Learning Multnomah, United Way of the Columbia-Willamette

 

 

School Community Site Teams

Boise-Eliot/Humboldt PK-8 (BEH) in partnership with Albina Head Start

Kaveh Pakseresht, Asst. Principal, BEH

Ellie Jensen, Kindergarten Teacher, BEH

John Meskimen, Kindergarten Teacher, BEH

Kellie Danzer, Kindergarten Teacher, BEH

Jill Bryant, Portland Public Schools

Karissa Palmer, Education Coordinator, Albina Head Start

Carol Carmichael, Social Service Coordinator, Albina Head Start

Jesenia Davis, Lead Family Advocate

Carla Badon, Teacher, Albina Head Start

Rolonda Johnson, Teacher, Albina Head Start

Georlonda Mays, Teacher, Albina Head Start

Click here to read more about this partnership from Ronnie Herdon, Executive Director of Albina Head Start.

 

Davis Elementary School in partnership with Mt. Hood Community College (MHCC) Head Start

Ashley Furlong, Principal, Davis Elementary

Sarah Khatib, K-2 Instructional Coach, Davis Elementary

Natalie Ramos, Kindergarten Teacher, Davis Elementary

Heidi Sandgren, Kindergarten Teacher, Davis Elementary

Jennifer Snyder, Kindergarten Teacher, Davis Elementary

Cindy Bartman, State Coach, Oregon Department of Education

Velvet Cooley, Associate Director, MHCC Head Start

Melissa Henricks, Family Worker, MHCC Head Start

Maria Barragan, Teacher, MHCC Head Start

 

Click here to learn more about the kindergarten transition work.