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Amanda Johnson

Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School, Executive Director

As Executive Director of the Clarksdale Collegiate Public Charter School, Amanda Johnson oversees instructional and operational aspects of a newly created, high quality charter school in Clarksdale, MS.   She previously served as a Fellow in the Building Excellent Schools program at Boston, Massachusetts, Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the KIPP Delta Public Schools in  Helena, Arkansas, and as the Fisher Fellow Program Manager for the KIPP Foundation, providing professional development and programing support for the leadership of new KIPP schools around the country. Johnson was also the founder and first school director of KIPP Delta’s first elementary school, which has grown from 100 students and six teachers in Kindergarten and First Grade to 400 students and over 50 teachers and staff serving students in Pre-K through 4th grade. Johnson received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rhodes College and her Masters in Educational Leadership from the National-Louis University in Chicago. She serves as Chair of Spring Initiative’s Board of Directors and is an alumna of Teach for America.

Leadership, Alphabetical

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Hugh Arant, Jr.

Raymond Christman

Jerry Damerow

John C. Edwards

Kim Evans

Bob Fisher

Donna Gambrell

Sarah Gentry

Amanda Johnson

Glendell Jones, Jr.

Aurelia Jones-Taylor

Daniel Koehler

Michael Montgomery

Walter Morris, Jr.

Mike Myers

Karama Neal

John T. Olaimey

Andrea Parnell

Walt Patterson

Tom Pittman

James L. Prouty

Mary Gay Shipley

Susan Smith

Darryl Swinton

Sherman Tate

Diane Tatum

Clark Tennyson

Freddye Webb-Petett

Christopher W. Wewers

Darrin L. Williams