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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 and the Distinguished Service Award from the Westchester County Executive's Office.


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




 F. Dianne Young

IBM Executive (Retired)



 Deborah Fay


Vice President


Lawrence Ault

JP Morgan Chase


Clarence Williams

Semper Capital


Dr. Bettye H. Perkins

Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers

President & CEO 




Marc Miller
Marketing Consultant



Headquarters Team


Ernest McFadden

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

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Beverly Mosquitta

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John Perkins

Chief of Staff (Volunteer)

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Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer

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Regional Program Management & Staff Team


Shamare Holmes, Regional Program Coordinator Bridgeport, CT
Brian Marable, Regional Program Manager
Upper & Lower Westchester County, NY
Laura K. Burrell, Regional Program Manager Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
Charnikia Pinesett, Regional Program Manager
Mid-Hudson Valley, NY
Olivia Griffin, Interim Regional Program Manager Prince William County, VA
Tiffany Gaither, Regional Program Manager Greater Rochester, NY



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 over 800 students in 40 high school districts and 21 partnering colleges & universities. Operating in four states: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia, there are 150 TSTT college graduates who have completed the eight year curriculum and are currently teaching in 9 states.