DEAN NORAH GILLAM
As founding dean of Relay Baton Rouge, Norah Gillam leads the teacher-training curriculum for the campus. As an educational leader, Norah helped drive Newark Collegiate Academy in Newark, NJ, to strong academic results and above 90% college matriculation for the past seven years. During her time at Newark Collegiate, she also worked as a writing teacher and English department chair. Before joining KIPP: New Jersey, Norah taught English and AP language at East New York Family Academy in Brooklyn as a member of Teach for America. Norah earned her bachelor's in writing from Wittenberg University and her master's in teaching from Pace University.