As a member of the Expanded Success Initiative School Design Fellowship, Brandon helped to create a competency-based instructional model that prepares graduates to be college and career ready. His position as co-leader of EPIC South allows him to support student progress and staff development, as well as evaluate critical components of the model in action. Prior to the fellowship, Brandon served as a high school math teacher in New York City, Philadelphia, and Chicago. He was born and raised in Chicago and represents the Englewood community of Chicago’s Southside with great pride. He has also worked with the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom Schools program as an Ella Baker Trainer and site Project Director. Brandon is a graduate of Chicago State University with a BS in Mathematics/Secondary Education and recently completed the Leaders in Education Apprenticeship Program, designed collaboratively with the New York City Department of Education's Division of Academics, Performance and Support (DAPS), and the NYC Leadership Academy.
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