Adrienne Collopy

Adrienne Collopy

Principal, Audubon Charter School

Adrienne has been a member of the Audubon team for over 10 years and serves as Principal of the Upper Campus. Audubon maintained a letter grade of B and earned an A progress rating in 2019.

Ashley Daniels-Hall

Ashley Daniels-Hall

Chief Executive Officer, Einstein Charter School at Sherwood Forest

Prior to becoming CEO, Ashley was an instructional leader in New Orleans schools and principal at Einstein Sherwood Forest. Under her instructional leadership as Assistant Principal at Einstein Village de l’Est Forest, the school earned a A progress rating in 2019.

Avione Pichon, Esq.

Avione Pichon, Esq.

Chief Operations Officer, Community Academies of New Orleans

Avione has served in urban education for over 10 years. As a local attorney, she also represented charter schools and founded the first education law group at the largest law firm in Louisiana. As COO, she helped facilitate the partnership of two local charter management organizations (CMOs) to form a new CMO, Community Academies of New Orleans.

Danielle Dufauchard

Danielle Dufauchard

Interim Chief Executive Officer, Lower Elementary Principal, Lycee Francais de la Nouvelle-Orleans

Danielle has served in New Orleans schools for almost a decade. Lycee has maintained a letter grade of B and was named a Top Gains Honoree in 2019.

Dione Singleton

Dione Singleton

School Director, FirstLine Live Oak Charter School

Dione has over 15 years of experience in New Orleans education. She is currently the School Director at Live Oak. FirstLine Live Oak earned a B progress rating in 2019. Dione previously served as a primary school principal for six years at Phillis Wheatley Community School (formerly John Dibert Community School).

Kendall McManus-Thomas

Kendall McManus-Thomas

Principal, Andrew H. Wilson Charter School

Prior to his role as principal of Andrew Wilson, Kendall was a member of the Warren Easton team for 9 years. Warren Easton maintained a letter grade of A and was named an Equity Honoree School in 2019.

Mark Burton

Mark Burton

Director of Growth and Strategic Projects, KIPP New Orleans

Mark has served in education for almost two decades and in school leadership roles for over ten years. Under his leadership as Primary Principal, KIPP Morial earned an A progress rating in 2019.

Nicolette London

Nicolette London

Interim CEO, Lusher Charter School

Nicolette has served New Orleans schools for almost three decades. Under her leadership as CAO, “Baby Ben” earned a B progress rating in 2019.

Shawn Persick

Shawn Persick

Chief Operations Officer, Hynes Charter Schools

Shawn has served in education for over 25 years and in school leadership at Hynes for over 16 years. Hynes has maintained a letter grade of A, was recognized as a Top Gains School, and was named to the state’s “Excellence Honor Roll” for early childhood education in 2019.