Our Stories

KIPP Robbie Gill & Malene Dixon

Gill and Dixon: Founding Sunnyside

by Sarah Brock on Apr 09, 2015

Watch this video of two founding KIPP Sunnyside High School team members to understand why they do what they do.

Carmen Laboy, Founding Teacher X 2

by Sarah Brock on Apr 05, 2015

With more than 30 years of instructional experience, Carmen has been a member of two KIPP founding teams--SHARP and now CONNECT.

Jen Smith: Will You Marry Me?

by Sarah Brock on Apr 02, 2015

Jen left campus for an appointment, but returned to KIPP Houston High School fully prepared to present an award to one of her 9th-grade students.

Sehba Ali: Women Who Teach, Lead, and Inspire

by Chris Gonzalez on Mar 29, 2015

Superintendent Sehba Ali discusses the opportunities for female leadership at KIPP and how Malala Yousafzi inspires her work.

KIPP Heath Ousley

H. Ousley: Teaching Profession

by Sarah Brock on Mar 26, 2015

KIPP Legacy’s Heath shares why he teaches at KIPP, "Teaching is considered a profession at KIPP."

The Legacy of Jenn Dewhirst and KIPP Through College

by Sarah Brock on Mar 23, 2015

After 15 years of teaching at KIPP, Jenn's impact is undeniable. She now works alongside many of her former students.