Chief Executive Officer
Kevin joined the City on a Hill Team in 2018 from KIPP Massachusetts where he was Chief Operating Officer with management responsibility for multiple facets of the organization including finance, operations, general counsel, technology, facilities and real estate teams, as well as human resources, recruitment and talent. He was actively involved in the advocacy and growth efforts for the region. Kevin has also served as Treasurer of the Massachusetts Charter Public Schools Association and Vice-President of the Boston Charter Association. He was previously the Director of Finance for Achievement First, where he was responsible for budgeting and forecasting for AF’s New York, Connecticut and Rhode Island schools and the network office and leading AF’s “scaling with excellence” finance initiatives, including implementations of an automated accounts payable system, online credit card and personal expense reimbursement tool, online budgeting and forecasting portal and fixed asset software. A former news reporter, Kevin majored in political science and mathematics at Tuskegee University. Though he now pastors a congregation in Hartford, CT, he is the immediate past pastor of the oldest African-American church in New Bedford. Indeed, Kevin sees education as a form of ministry and the civil rights movement of the 21st century and is working tirelessly to close the achievement gap, increase literacy, and impact education for students of all ages and socioeconomic backgrounds. Kevin can be reached by emailing email@example.com.
Dr. Lisa Dion
Interim Principal, New Bedford Campus
Bio coming soon! Dr. Dion can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Principal, Boston Lower School Campus
Laura Tobias Edouard is originally from Dorchester, Massachusetts and grew up going to Boston Public Schools. She left home to attend the University of Rochester in Rochester, NY where she double majored in Anthropology and African & African American Studies. After college, she lived and taught in Namibia, Southern Africa for two years. Those two years solidified her love for teaching and when she came home, she applied to the City on a Hill Fellowship Program. She has been with City on a Hill Public Charter Schools since 2007 serving as a History Teacher, a Dean of Citizenship, Vice Principal and the Principal of City on a Hill Dudley Square.
Chief Schools Officer
Sonya Pratt is Chief Schools Officer for City on a Hill Dudley Square and City on a Hill Circuit Street, and has worked for the City on a Hill organization for 17 years. Ms. Pratt began her tenure at City on a Hill as a teaching fellow in the History Department. Ms. Pratt later served as the Dean of Citizenship and Vice Principal of the City on a Hill Circuit Street in Roxbury before becoming Founding Principal of City on a Hill Dudley Square until 2018. During her time at City on a Hill, Ms. Pratt helped found the Freshman Academy program, which is a staple program, integral to City on a Hill’s culture and focus on citizenship. A life-long resident of Boston, Ms.Pratt received her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from Salem State College and a Master’s of Education from Northeastern University. Ms. Pratt has a passion and commitment to public urban education especially in Boston. Currently, Ms.Pratt lives in Boston with her husband and two daughters.
Principal, Boston Upper School Campus
Carrie joined City on a Hill in the Fall of 2018 as the Director of Teacher Development & Licensure. She attended Yale University and graduated as a History major. She moved to Boston right after college to teach at Mother Caroline Academy, a Nativity model school in Dorchester, where she taught for two years. She has been working in schools and teaching ever since, including three years as the Educational Coordinator for a tutoring program and 17 years as a History and English Teacher, Department Head, Dean, and Vice Principal at Cristo Rey Boston High School. She earned her master’s degree from Wesleyan University and wrote her master’s thesis on the Electoral College. Carrie got married in Yellowstone Park in 2010 and lives with her husband, two kids, and two dogs. She loves ice cream, hiking, baking, reading, and listening to news and podcasts.