Jared Roebuck Francis
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Jared Francis

Jared R. Francis is the founding principals at DREAM Charter High School, East Harlem, NY. Jared has focused the work of DREAM Charter High School on developing highly-skilled and critically conscious young people. Jared was recently selected as an inaugural participant in TNTP’s NY Charter PLUS program, a leadership development program for aspiring charter school leaders. Jared began his career working in after-school programs and later co-founded a secondary school in Brooklyn, where he served as a teacher and leader. Prior to joining the team at DREAM, Jared worked as the Assistant Principal at a turnaround charter school in Brooklyn. Jared holds a Master’s in Educational Leadership from New York University. He is a graduate of the State University of New York, Empire State College, where he studied American Politics. He was raised in East Harlem and is a product of New York City public schools.

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