Danielle Singh is a passionate educator with 19 years of experience teaching (K-8) and leading (6-8) in Washington, D.C. in both charter and traditional district schools. She possesses a strong track record improving student achievement, school culture, and developing strong practices to engage families through strategies such as student-led conferences, home visits, and improved ongoing communication. As an instructional leader, her work focuses on teacher and leader development through coaching, training, and providing supports to lead adult learning. A life-long educator, Danielle has a bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in human development, two master’s degrees in special education and educational administration from George Washington University and Columbia University respectively, and currently a doctoral student at Drexel University, with aspirations to become a district instructional leader in the future. Currently, Danielle is a coach with EdConnective and Assistant Principal at a growing dual-language middle school In Washington, DC, MacFarland Middle School. When she is not working, Danielle enjoys spending time with her husband, a fellow educator in DC, her two amazing sons ages 8 and 5, and her large extended family.
Stacey Walker is an EdConnective Instructional Coach and the principal at Gem Prep: Nampa (GPN), a charter school in Idaho, providing leadership integral to student and staff development and success. Stacey has a Bachelor’s in Elementary Education from Northwest Nazarene University and a Master’s in Educational Leadership from Boise State University. She comes to Gem Prep with a broad range of experience working with elementary students having taught kindergarten, first, fourth, and fifth grades. A recognized leader in inquiry-based instruction, social-emotional development, data-driven practice, and planning with all stakeholders, Stacey has presented and been published nationally for her work in these areas. As the founding principal of Gem Prep: Nampa, over the last four years, she helped grow the school systems for success from 190 scholars in grades K-4 to 530 scholars in K10 in the 2020-21 school year. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis with her friends and husband, being active outdoors with her three-year-old and sixth-month-old sons, learning new things, reading, and traveling.
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