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Greater Baton Rouge Teach For America Welcomes New Director of School Partnerships

Teach For America South Louisiana's new Director of School and District Partnerships will lead onboarding efforts and develop a strategy to strengthen collaboration between TFA and district and charter school partners. 

Baton Rouge, La. - Teach For America South Louisiana is proud to welcome Kyndra Butler, Ph.D. as the region's new Director of School and District Partnerships. Butler will be responsible for developing a strategy that fosters stronger collaboration between Teach For America and our traditional district and public charter school partners. She will also lead onboarding efforts that welcome incoming corps members to the South Louisiana region.

Butler is a graduate of both Southern University and A&M College and Jackson State University where she earned her Ph.D. in Education Leadership and Administration. Previously, Butler worked as a classroom educator for 15 years and joins the South Louisiana team from River Parishes Community College (RPCC). While at RPCC, Butler led education programs and initiatives as the Director of Adult Education.

About Teach For America

Teach For America works in partnership with urban and rural communities in more than 50 regions across the country to expand educational opportunity for children. Founded in 1990, Teach For America recruits and develops a diverse corps of outstanding leaders to make an initial two-year commitment to teach in high-need schools and become lifelong leaders in the effort to end educational inequity. Today Teach For America is a force of nearly 60,000 alumni and corps members committed to profound systemic change. From classrooms to districts to state houses across America, they’re reimagining education to realize the day when every child has an equal opportunity to learn, to grow, to influence, and to lead. For more information, visit and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.


Jared Williams

Baton Rouge, LA