Our organizational infrastructure is configured to address the specific needs of the See Forever Foundation and the Maya Angelou Schools. Accordingly, our board members have expertise in key fields, including education, community service and nonprofit management, parenting and community engagement, finance, law, communications and corporate governance. There are ad hoc and standing committees of each board who engage in more in-depth organizational planning, support, and operations.
Maya Angelou Public Charter School Board of Directors
Board Vice-Chair and Secretary
CLARISSE MENDOZA DAVIS
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Clarisse Mendoza Davis currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer for the See Forever Foundation and Maya Angelou Public Charter Schools. In this role, Clarisse will lead the organization’s network of schools with a primary focus on academic performance, long-term planning, and sustainability. Dr. Mendoza Davis joined our team in 2016 as the Chief of Schools, with over ten years of experience serving students and families in urban schools in both traditional district and charter settings. After teaching high school English in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), Clarisse served as Principal of Tindley Renaissance Academy in Indianapolis, Indiana, Chief Operating Officer of the Early Stages Division of DCPS, and Deputy Chief of Schools at the UNO Charter School Network (now the Acero Network of Schools) in Chicago, Illinois.