Global Foundation to Upgrade Underserved Primary and Secondary Schools

Educate to Uplift, Elevate and Create Self-reliance
"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacle which one has overcome while trying to succeed" Booker T Washington

Bessie Durr, Consultant

Experience
Senior Consultant 6/2014-present
Durr Educational Consultation
Current: Provides ongoing coaching for administrators to impact student achievements'. Train administrators on all aspects of building, staff and student management and implementation of policies and rules.

Elementary Principal   06/2000-06/2010
Cleveland Metropolitan School
 District (CMSD)

Successfully implemented an entire CMSD school program according to the state of Ohio and the CMSD and guidelines... with a staff of fifty and a student population of five hundred. Involved in building operations. Developed and implemented professional development for staff. Conducted IEP meetings in a timely fashion. Interfaced with parents, teachers, staff, district personnel and community organizations. Successfully served on two community boards. Carried out testing mandates in compliance with state of Ohio regulations. Implemented budget and evaluated staff.

Served as  Assistant Principal 08/1998-6/2000
Cleveland  Metropolitan  Schools

Served as a teacher for grades 1, 4, and 5... 08/1990-08/1998
EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Business Management
Dyke College Cleveland, Ohio
Master of Arts Education
John Carroll University University Heights,  Ohio
Master of Arts Education, Administration &  Supervision
Baldwin-Wallace Berea, OH
Master of Arts Divinity
Foundation of Hope Theological Seminary Warrensville Heights,  Oh

Attribute:
Proficient in interpreting data to help drive student achievement.
 
REFERENCES AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

LISCENSES
Ohio Department of Education: Elementary (1-8) Elementary Principal (K-8) Supervisor


Board Of Directors

Caleb Page,PE, President/CEO

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
Work as Consulting Engineer and Project Manager for the Cleveland Division of Department, Cleveland, Ohio for a period of 12 years.

Verna Alexander, Chief Financial Officer (CFO)/Treasurer

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
Director of Finance and Administration (Jamaica and Long Island City):
Queens Legal Services, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan.

Sekou Page, Vice President

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
2007 - present – unified communications solution architect for office of the CTO NA at Microsoft;

Bessie Durr, Consultant

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
Senior Consultant 6/2014-present
Durr Educational Consultation

Current: Provides ongoing coaching for administrators to impact student achievements'.

 

Vernon Williams, Consultant

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
Span twenty five (25) years  at different companies and in various capacities in NY, NJ and CA, as an Electronics Engineer

Ceceil Belong, Secretary

  • Board Of Directors

Experience
2015-Present  Participant in the University of Maryland’s Legacy Leadership Institute on Public Policy Program.