Keisha Stephenson Taylor, Ed.D., has a proven track record of success leading training and professional development initiatives while overseeing staff and administering budgets. She currently serves as senior director, alumni and postsecondary engagement for the National Academy Foundation (NAF). In this role she developed and implemented a cohesive five-year post-secondary strategy; strengthens connections between NAF programs and postsecondary partners; and supports the coordination and logistics of the national convening and events.
Previously she was the lead school change coach at the Center for Secondary School Redesign in Rhode Island. Keisha provided direction to schools in developing systemic change leadership that significantly enhanced school culture and climate. In addition, she monitored grant funds
and deliverables connected to the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Labor. She began her career as an English teacher.