Leadership Team

Nory Angel, Executive Director

Nory Angel is the new Executive Director & CEO for TEACH (To Educate All Children).  Nory is passionate about empowering people and driving social change.  Prior to her work at TEACH, she served as the Executive Director of SER-Jobs for Progress for ten years. Her career has been devoted to workforce development, community impact, and improving the lives of disadvantaged individuals.

As part of her work in the East End, she co-founded the East End collaborative, a coalition of residents, non-profits, government and businesses, and served as Board Chair and longtime board member of the Greater East End Management District and as the current Board Secretary of the Buffalo Bayou Partnership.  Nory resides in the East End with her husband Oleg.

In 2012, she was recognized as one of the 25 Top Women of Houston; in 2014, Ford Motor Company recognized her as a Mujer Legendaria for her work in creating green jobs for the Latino community; in 2015, she was recognized by the RoadWomen for her social justice work, by Texas Executive Women as one of ten Women on the Move, named one of Houston’s 50 Most Influential Women by Houston Woman Magazine; and in 2016 was named the Impact Award Winner by the Center for Houston’s Future.  Nory holds a MBA from Griffith University in Brisbane, Australia and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of North Texas.

norya@toeducateallchildren.org

 

Shannon Caleffe, Director of Operations

Shannon began working with TEACH as a coach in the fall of 2013. Shannon previously worked in Community Planning and Allocations with United Way and as a Public Affairs Organizer with Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast. Her focus on community collaboration and women’s health has led her to a number of volunteer opportunities and community leadership roles. Shannon received her Masters in Social Work from the University of Houston with a focus on community organization and change.

shannon@toeducateallchildren.org

Grace Kim, Director of Development

Grace Kim has over twenty years of experience in the software industry. Recently, Grace consulted at Rice University, focusing on asset management and processes for a series of biochemistry MOOCs (Massive Open Online Course). She was previously the Director of Software Engineering at Broderbund, the publisher of bestselling titles such as Myst, Carmen Sandiego and Kidpix. She also consulted at Choicestream as a project manager for recommendation software, and at Nanogagliato, as a developer for nanotechnology educational programs. Grace earned her Bachelors and Masters from Brown University, and she has been an active alumna, serving as Co-President of her class, Regional Events Chair, “Association of Class Leaders” (ACL) boardmember and Houston’s Brown Alumni Interview Chair. Grace is passionate about education, and previously served on the Board of Directors for TEACH and the Posse Foundation.

gracek@toeducateallchildren.org

Taiam Simmons, Director of Principal Support

Taiam Simmons was a TEACH Principal during the 2014-2015 school year. She experienced firsthand the positive impact that the TEACH curriculum, TEACH professional development sessions and principal mentoring meetings made on her campus culture and classroom management with first year teachers, veteran teachers and administrators. She wants all teachers and administrators to have this vital information to maintain a safe and calm classroom environment in which students can excel. She has spent 15 years in education as a principal, assistant principal, curriculum coordinator and elementary and middle school teacher. She received her Master in Education degree from the University of St. Thomas.

taiams@toeducateallchildren.org

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Support TEACH

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Address

2900 Weslayan, Suite 375
Houston, TX, 77027

Email

info@toeducateallchildren.org

Phone

713.300.1097

Copyright © 2017 Knowledge Arts Foundation D/B/A To Educate All Children | Website by ASTOUNDZ