Megan Vroman 

Current Position: Primary Director, Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: Manager, Teacher Leadership Development with Teach For America Greater Philadelphia

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Texas Christian University, Master of Special Education, ASU. 
Favorite Quote: "Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly." 

Aleia Mims

Aleia Mims

Current Position: Middle School Director, Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: 

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Kimberly Leonard

Kimberly Leonard

Current Position: PYP Dean, Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: Intervention Specialist, Uplift Mighty Primary 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Bloomsburg University 
Favorite Quote: "Intelligence plus character- that's the goal of true education." Martin Luther King, Jr.  


Amanda Poole 

Current Position: MYP Dean, Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: Manager, Teacher Leadership Development at Teach For America Memphis

Education: Dual Bachelor's in International Relations and Economics

Favorite Quote: "Sanity may be madness, but the madness of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be." - Don Quixote


Tiffany Starnes 

Current Position: MS Dean of Students , Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: MS Assistant Principal, Shelby County Schools

Education: Bachelor of Science in Education, Lincoln University; Masters of Arts in Education Administration, Lindenwood University
Favorite Quote: "If you can change the way people think. The way they see themselves. The way they see the world. If you do that, you can change the way people live their lives. That's the only lasting thing you can create.” Chuck Palahniuk 



Andre Briggs

Andre Briggs

Current Position: Operations Manager, Uplift Mighty Preparatory

Previous Position: Senior Team Leader, Target Corporation 

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Management, University of Louisiana at Lafayette; Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration & Planning from University of North Texas

Favorite Quote: “In order to succeed, your desire for success should be greater than your fear of failure” –Bill Cosby