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Cassandra Johnston

Executive Director

Cassandra started with Tutors Impacting Public Schools (formerly UTSS) in 2016 and has served as the Executive Director since September 2017…

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Aniyah Mohammed

Program Manager

Aniyah graduated from the UW with a degree in Psychology and Communication, where she also studied Arabic. She plans to pursue graduate work…

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Marisa Bier

Board President

Marisa is the Founding Program Director of the Seattle Teacher Residency…

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Anthony Drew

Board Member

Anthony Drew is a Budget and Finance Analyst at Seattle Public Schools…

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Stephanie Jones

Board Member

Stephanie is a passionate advocate for educational opportunity…

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Han Kim

Board Vice President

Han comes to the board with extensive experience in banking and finance…

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Christal Lee

Tutor Board Representative

As the tutor board representative, Christal will bring her knowledge…

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Corey Little

Board Member

Corey is an avid supporter of services/ programs that level the playing field…

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KO Wilson

Board Member

K.O. manages the development and implementation of ARE – SPS…

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Trish Wissel

Board Treasurer

Trish comes to the board with 20+ years of finance and project management…


Supporting the mission, vision, and impact of our organization.

Sharing our commitment to address equity gaps in public education.

Holding leadership accountable to decisions that support and further the impact of our tutors.

Practicing the principles of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging through their actions.

Promoting Tutors Impacting Public Schools in their personal and professional networks.

Committing 5-8 hrs monthly (2 year term) for meetings, committees, and leadership support. Board applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

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