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LaKeisha Wells-Palmer

LaKeisha Wells-Palmer

Executive Director

Teach For America Florida Regions

LaKeisha Wells-Palmer leads Teach For America's efforts as the Statewide Executive Director of Teach For America regions in Florida. With 21 years of experience in education, she serves as a champion for principals, teachers, and
students. She has spent the last 10 years at Teach For America, serving as the Executive Director of Jacksonville, Central Florida, and Miami-Dade following five years leading Jacksonville’s programmatic efforts.

Meet Our Staff

Executive Director

LaKeisha Palmer

Managing Director, Development

Matthew Minnick

Director, External Affairs

Von Johnson

Director, Alumni Strategy

Leah Palestrant

Managing Director, Program Strategy & Partnerships

Kelly Stanford

Director, Program Strategy

Kiara Drummond

Manager, Alumni Strategy

Monique Rae Valerio

Manager, Program Strategy

Zandra Bryant

Manager, Development

Allyson Reese

Manager, Regional Impact

Amanda Cagan

Manager, Regional Operations

Heather Ryan

Associate, External Affairs

Courtney Salazar