Our Stories

KIPP Fathers: In Celebration

by KIPP Houston on Jun 21, 2015

To celebrate our fathers, we are sharing the experiences and wisdom of four KIPP fathers. They give their perspectives on building a better tomorrow through their children.

KIPP Charlynn Bowers

C. Bowers: Founding Team & Family

by Sarah Brock on Jun 17, 2015

As the school year ends, we reflect on the powerful experiences of the year. Charlynn's KIPP story is extraordinary.

Maggie Wertz: Graduating Generations' Founding Class of 2015

by KIPP Houston on Jun 15, 2015

Read Maggie's journey with Generations' founding class to their first graduation. Congratulations, KIPP Generations! One team. One family. One Generation.

KIPP Andrea McCormick

A. McCormick: Kids GO and GROW

by Sarah Brock on Jun 05, 2015

KIPP's focus on character drew Andrea to KIPP. Learn more about her B (believe) R (reach) I (imagine) G (give) H (honor) T (trust) Explorers in this video.

Emily Garvey: Continuing Teaching

by KIPP Houston on May 27, 2015

Republished from TeacherPop, Emily of KIPP Sharpstown shares why she chooses to continue teaching.  

KIPP Donald Simmons

D. Simmons: Alum Teacher

by Sarah Brock on May 23, 2015

As a Big KIPPster and former little KIPPster, Donald shares why he reaches back to help the next generation.

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