SENIOR DEAN JENNIFER FRANCIS
As senior dean of Relay New Orleans, Jennifer Francis oversees all aspects of teacher training in New Orleans. A Chicago native and alumna of Chicago Public Schools, Francis served as the principal of West Gary Lighthouse College Prep Academy in Gary, Indiana, before launching the Relay New Orleans campus in 2013. Francis earned an MEd in curriculum and instruction and an EdS from National Louis University, as well as a dual BA in Black Studies and American Studies from Scripps College. Francis is currently a doctoral student at the Rossier School of Education, University of Southern California.