Paulette Horton and Arthur Mack

Friends and colleagues Paulette Davis Horton (67) and Arthur L. Mack (67) have a conversation about the history of how freed slaves began being educated in post-Civil War Mobile, Alabama, and how some of those initial students impacted African-American education...

High School Teacher — Renee Kramer
November 18, 2022 App Interview

Renee Kramer discusses with one of her high school students, Ellis Garrett, about how she ended up as a principal and gives a little advice on the real world.

Getting to Know the Principal

An eighth grader, Adia, interviews her new middle school principal, Mr. Brummet, about his childhood, home life, and work life.

The Importance of Education

Why my mother’s education has been so important to her and how she has gotten to that step.

Melissa Jane Pascual and Nicole Le Blanc

Colleagues and friends Melissa Jane Pascual (26) and Nicole LeBlanc (44) discuss the progression of their careers in education, what they are most proud of, and what it means to be a part of the KIPP community.

Mr. Dyson and his grandson Chandler
September 11, 2020 App Interview

Chandler Dyson interviews his papa Ed Dyson who was the former principal of Northside High School in Warner Robins, Ga. Mr Dyson came up with the phrase “It’s great to be a Northside Eagle!”. Mr Dyson reflects on his childhood,...

Brandy Harris and Julie Leeth

Brandy Harris (35) and her mentor, Julie Leeth (69), look back on their early memories of one another, discuss their shared passion for supporting young people in public education, and appreciate the roles they have played in one another’s lives.

Family, Faith, and Fitness

My grandfather, Bill McGuirk (age 77), discusses his childhood growing up on a farm in a family of 15 children, attending boarding school, and becoming a High School Principal. He talks about how his experiences on the basketball court in...

Sharon Strus: Selfless Mother, Former Catholic Nun, & Polka Accordion Star. The story of a life of humble choices & great outcomes.

Sharon's storied life starts in Michigan, shipping off to the convent at age 13, finding herself in her 20s, then marrying a Polish bus driver in her 30s, and starting a new life chapter. Gain the wisdom of a woman...

Interview with Jim Nolan, Interim Principal of Port Jefferson Middle School, Fall 2021

Mr. Nolan speaks with Mrs. Everitt about his love of school. Mr. Nolan describes his childhood as “picture-perfect, as picture-perfect can be.” His excitement for learning and the school community led him into the classroom as a teacher. With over...

Interview with my principal, by Ailton

I interview mr Hamkari. Mr Hamkari is the principal at my school. I talk about his life and i talk about the school. I interview Mr Hamkari at his room. I interview Mr Hamkari because I would like to know...


Jade and her grandpa, Mervin, talk about his memories and young life.