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Priscilla Parhms

Priscilla Collins-Parhms

Current Position: Managing Director, Uplift Summit and Uplift Peak Prep

Previous Position: Senior Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Education: Master's: Educational Administration (California State University, San Bernadino)

Bachelor's: Radio and Television Management (Northeast Louisiana University)

Favorite Quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela


Contact: pparhms@uplifteducation.org


Karen Evans

Karen Evans

Current Position: High School/Lead Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position:  Secondary School Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Education: Master's: Administration – Education (University of North Texas)

Bachelor's: Journalism (Texas A&M)

Favorite Quote: "Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Contact: kevans@uplifteducation.org
 

Anson Jackson

Anson Jackson

Current Position: Middle School Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: Dean of Instruction, Uplift Summit International Preparatory;  Math Intervention Strategist, Adams Middle School, Grand Prairie ISD

Education: Master's: Education - Leadership and Policy (Southern Methodist University)

Bachelor's: Mathematics (University of Kansas)

Favorite Quote: "Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today." - Malcom X

Contact: anjackson@uplifteducation.org 
 
Lyndan Kish

Lindyn Kish

Current Position: Primary Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: 5th grade science teacher, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Education: B.B.A International Business and Entrepreneurship, University of Oklahoma, Master of Urban Educational Leadership, Southern Methodist University
 
Favorite Quote: "There are two things that I want you to make up your minds t first, that you are going to have a good time as long as you live; and next, that you are going to do something worthwhile, that you are going to work hard and do the things you set out to do." - Theodore Roosevelt, Address to schoolchildren, Oyster Bay, 1898

Contact: lkish@uplifteducation.org
 
 
Alan Tolleson

Alan Tolleson

Current Position: Operations Director, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: AP Art Teacher, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Education: Master’s: Education (University of North Texas - Dallas) - In progress
Bachelor's:  Studio Art (University of Texas at Arlington)

Favorite Quote: "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world." - Nelson Mandela

Contact: atolleson@uplifteducation.org
 
 

Margaret Rosenbaum

Margaret Rosenbaum

Current Position: Dean of College Prep, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: Dean of College Prep, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Texas State University; Master of Education, University of Texas at Arlington 

Favorite Quote: "You must be the change you wish to see in the world."- Gandhi

Contact: mrosenbaum@uplifteducation.org 
 



Alberto Herrera

Current Position: AP/DP Dean, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position:  Principal, Holy Family Catholic School   

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts, Texas A&M University Corpus Christi; Master in Educational Administration, University of Texas at Arlington 

Favorite Quote: "Do or do not; there is no try." Yoda

Contact: aherrera@uplifteducation.org 
 

Andy Estrada

Andy Estrada

Current Position: Middle School Dean of Students, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: teacher, Uplift Peak Preparatory

Education: Bachelorof Arts in Kinesiology, University of Texas at Arlington.

Favorite Quote: Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. -Ralph Waldo Emerson

Contact: aestrada@uplifteducation.org 

  
 
 Allen Anderson

Allen Anderson

Current Position: MYP Dean, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: Manager, Teacher Leadership Development at Teach for America

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations, University of Oklahoma

Favorite Quote: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comforts, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King Jr. 

Contact: aanderson@uplifteducation.org 
 
 

Meghan Pitman

Meghan Pittman 

Current Position: PYP Dean, Uplift Summit International Preparatory

Previous Position: 1st Grade Teacher, Uplift Peak Preparatory

Education: Bachelors of Science in Psychology, Louisiana State University
Master of Urban Educational Leadership (in progress), Southern Methodist University 

Favorite Quote: Let us think of education as the means of developing our greatest abilities, because in each of us there is a private hope and dream which, fulfilled, can be translated into benefit for everyone and great strength of the nation.- John F. Kennedy

Contact: mpittman@uplifteducation.org 

 
 
 
Last Modified on August 28, 2013