Teacher Profiles

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 Laniesha Gray

Alumna ’00, The Steppingstone Academy
English Teacher, The Steppingstone Academy

“Scholars are fun and bright but they are coming from a city where college access isn’t a reality for all students. The opportunity to make this a reality for a wide range of kids is really phenomenal and super exciting.” Read more.



 James LaRochelle

Science Teacher, The Steppingstone Academy

“The most unique thing about teaching with Steppingstone is that you get to work with 10-year-olds and 11-year-olds entirely committed to going to college.” Read more.



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Writing Teacher, The Steppingstone Academy
ELA Teacher, College Success Academy

“It’s incredibly rewarding to witness Scholars’ academic and personal growth. And at Steppingstone, there is a culture of collaboration, innovation, and reflection that has helped me improve my practice.” Read more.



Chuks Ekwelum

Alumnus ’00, The Steppingstone Academy
Writing Teacher, The Steppingstone Academy

“Steppingstone opened a lot of doors for me and exposed me to a world of academia I didn’t know existed.” Read more.