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  • Less than 15% of U.S. teachers are African American or Hispanic.
  • More than 35% of U.S. students are members of a minority.
  • Over 1/2 of 3 year olds, our future students are children of color.
  • Only 2% of 3.5 million U.S. teachers are male teachers of color.
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Meet The Staff & Board


Our Founder

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Dr. Bettye H. Perkins is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT).

Dr. Perkins, an educator and former IBM executive, has spent the past 17 years developing and implementing educational programs to enhance the academic achievement of young people in New York and throughout the northeast. She is the recipient of many awards and proclamations acknowledging her outstanding achievement in educational leadership including the Special Parent Honoree Award from the New York State Education Department and the Pathfinder Award from the New York State Association of Women in Administration. Most recently, Dr. Perkins received the Milton A. Williams, Jr. Scholars in Education Award from the Westchester Children’s Museum.

Dr. Perkins earned a Bachelor’s degree in Education from North Carolina A&T State University, a Masters Degree in Education Administration from Pace University, and a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership and Urban Policy from Fordham University, where she documented TSTT as a new Regional Collaborative Pre-collegiate Minority Teacher Recruitment Model.  Her work was also published as a best practice for Human Capital Management Strategies by the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) in July of 2009.

An avid tennis player, Dr. Perkins and her husband, John, live in Hartsdale, NY. They have enjoyed mentoring two teenage brothers, Christopher and Jamal, for the past ten years.

 

The Board of Directors

 

Kay Wright Lewis, Ph.D.

Independent Scholar

Board Chair

 

Paulette R. Argrette

PRA Enterprise

Vice President


Lawrence Ault

Xylem

Treasurer 


Deborah Fay
Entergy

 

Nathaniel M. Fields
Urban Resource Institute

 

Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D.

 Today's Students Tomorrow's Teachers

 President/CEO

 

Clarence Williams

Mariner Investment Group, LLC


 

 

 

Headquarters Team

 

Walter Eddie

 Associate Director

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Jessica Hilton-Reader
Operations Assistant 
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Beverly Mosquitta
Accountant    
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John Perkins

Chief of Staff

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Rhetta Vinson
Director of Marketing and Development
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Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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Regional Program Management Team

 

Thelma Cahoon Loudoun County, Virginia
Charlene Kyle Lower Westchester County, New York
Sedalia Ledbetter Northern Virginia
Barbara Moscova Bridgeport, Connecticut
Jesenia Castro Greater Boston Region, Massachusetts
Walter Eddie Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, New York
Melody Walker Brown Upper Westchester County, New York
Prudence Wilson Rochester, Utica, and Monroe County, New York
Robin Jones Worcester, Massachusetts
Kelli Stenhouse Prince William County, Virginia
 

S&I 100 Index

The Social Impact Exchange has selected TSTT as a Member of the S&I 100, the National Index of High-Impact NonProfits!

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Program Progress

We serve 780 students in 40 high school districts and 23 partnering colleges & universities. Operating in four states: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia, there are 106 TSTT college graduates who have completed the eight year curriculum and are currently teaching in 9 states.