Ahbi & Lé Believe in Quise

We believe in Quise Rodriguez and her potential.

Quise has been accepted at UC Berkeley’s Principal Leadership Institute for the 2[phone redacted] academic year.

Quise Rodriguez is an impressive person. When we think of Quise we think of the hope of someone like Senator Elizabeth Warren. Like Senator Warren, Quise is the real deal. She has tenacity, and she has lived the experience of the kids and families she wants to serve. Quise has a broad and inclusive vision for education that is illuminated by love. She understands the power for real change that is inherent in a leadership position.

“I was fortunate to have a family who was committed to learning and providing the best education possible for me. My single mother sacrificed much to provide me rich opportunities via a quality education and a variety of cultural experiences. I want to be that facilitator for all children who need additional support to explore and realize their potential.”

--Quise Rodriguez, 4th Grade Teacher, Thousand Oaks Elementary School, Berkeley, CA

Quise has been an inspired teacher in the Berkeley public schools for the past 5 years. She leads the Equity Teacher Team and serves on the School Leadership Team, bringing a diversity lens to the staff meetings that she helps facilitate. Quise has chosen this career path because she knows that a strong principal sets the tone for the entire school community.

"I am impressed by Quise’s dedication to students in her class who struggle to be successful, particularly boys of color who have had negative experiences in school. I see challenging students make great progress under her thoughtful guidance. Her tenacious determination to do what it takes to help every child in her class succeed is one of Quise’s most striking assets as an educator."

--Jennifer Corn, Principal, Thousand Oaks Elementary School, Berkeley, CA

We are inviting you to give generously to support Quise’s tuition and living expenses so she can attend this exceptional program. By putting our collective financial support behind her we are investing in the human infrastructure of our community. Please join us in supporting Quise while she pursues her dream of becoming a school principal. Tuition and modest living expenses are $40,000 for the 2[phone redacted] school year.

Thank you for joining us!
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