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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.
F. Dianne Young
JP Morgan Chase
Mariner Investment Group, LLC
Dr. Bettye H. Perkins
Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers
President & CEO
Nathaniel M. Fields
Urban Resource Institute
United Nations International School
Marketing Program Manager
Organizational Staff Specialist
Vice President of Marketing & Communications
Chief of Staff (Volunteer)
Bettye H. Perkins, Ed.D.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
|Vanessa Acheampong, TSTT Advisor||Worcester, MA|
|Tarik A. Bell, Regional Program Manager
||Male Teacher of Color Initiative
|Gwendolyn Brantley, Regional Program Coordinator||Bridgeport, CT|
|Leigh Burton, Regional Program Manager
||Upper Westchester County, NY|
|Brenda Byrd, College Program Administrator||Northern Virginia, VA|
|Melissa Cera-Garcia, Regional Program Manager||Boston Public Schools, MA|
|Charlene Kyle, Regional Program Manager/Team Leader||Lower Westchester County, NY|
|Barbara Moscova, Regional Program Manager/Team Leader||Bridgeport, CT|
|Kelli Stenhouse, Regional Program Manager/Team Leader||Prince William County, VA|
|Tiffany Gaither, Regional Program Coordinator||Greater Rochester, NY|
|Prudence Wilson, Regional Program Manager/Team Leader
||Greater Rochester, NY|
The Social Impact Exchange has selected TSTT as a Member of the S&I 100, the National Index of High-Impact NonProfits!
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.