Staff from Left to Right: Gwendolyn Unoko, Dashawn Harrell, Jennifer McDowell, Staphon Shorter, Saundra Spratley-Adams, Gayl Brooks, Danista E. Hunte, Abby Baldwin (Not Pictured: Lynette Hansley & Bertha Knight)

Danista E. Hunte, Executive Director


Child First Staff   2017 – 2018

Dashawn Harrell, Office Manager

Gayl Brooks, Program Director

Staphon Shorter, Program Associate

Jennifer McDowell, Director of Community Schools

Ebonee Nelson, Community School Coordinator at Barclay Elementary Middle School

Gwendolyn Unoko, Community School Coordinator at Calvin M. Rodwell Elementary School

Ahmad Collick, Community School Coordinator at City Springs Elementary Middle School

Lynette Hansley, Community Learning Center Director at Dr. Bernard Harris Elementary School

Porsche Johnson, Community School Coordinator at Dorothy I. Height Elementary School

Saundra Spratley-Adams, Community School Coordinator at Hilton Elementary School

Magdalena Tsiongas, Community School Coordinator at Liberty Elementary School

Bertha Knight, Community School Coordinator at Robert W. Coleman Elementary School

Child First Board 2017-2018

Tracey L. Durant, Ed.D, Board President, Office of Equity and Cultural Proficiency Baltimore County Public Schools

Julia Baez, Baltimore’s Promise

Reginald Davis, US Department of Labor

Natashia M. McMillian-Heggins, South Baltimore Learning Center

Jessica Reighard, Brookes Publishing Co.

Kate K. Shatzkin, The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Johari Toe, Baltimore County Public Schools



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