KIPP WAYS Academy Staff
Patrice Barnes, Cafeteria Manager
Pat is the Cafeteria Manager at KIPP WAYS Academy. She served as Cafeteria Manager at KIPP Vision Academy from 2010-2011 before transferring to KIPP WAYS. Prior to that, she was the Cafeteria Manager at Tara Christian Academy and worked for Sage Dining Services for seven years.
Nicole Brown, Learning Specialist
Nicole is the 7th and 8th Grade Learning Specialist. Following a successful career in corporate America as a contract manager, she began her career in education for Dekalb and Cobb County Schools where she served as a long-term substitute teacher and paraprofessional for students with disability. Nicole is a graduate of Mercer University. She earned a BAS in Organizational Leadership and Project Management Certificate from Keller Graduate School of Management.
Martha Caldwell, Director of Technology
Andrea is the 8th Grade Social Studies teacher. She began her teaching career in Washington, DC at Rock Creek International School and has taught for 10 years. A native of Atlanta, Andrea graduated from Georgia State University with Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
Anniecia Ho-Sang, Dance Teacher
Anniecia is the Dance Teacher. She has been pursuing her love of dance for numerous years. She is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree at American Intercontinenal University in Fashion Design and Marketing.
Tanaya is the 6th Grade Math Teacher and Grade Level Chair. Tanaya is a member of the second graduating class of KIPP Academy in the Bronx, NY. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. She began her career in education at KIPP WAYS Academy and has served as an educational and student support assistant and math support teacher. As a proud KIPP alumna, she has always been an advocate for KIPP and is excited to be taking on the role of 6th grade mathematics teacher at KIPP WAYS Academy.