Meet our Contributors (Part 2)

Jennifer KJennifer Krystopowicz
Tyler Elementary School

Originally from Rumson New Jersey, Jennifer Krystopowicz has lived in Washington, DC since completing her undergraduate degree at George Washington University.  After college she started working at Tyler ES, where she has been teaching students with disabilities for the past 7 years.  While at Tyler, Jennifer completed her Masters in Special Education, achieved her National Board Certification, Wilson Certification, received the Rubenstein Award, and is currently participating in the Teaching Leadership Initiative.  When not teaching, Jennifer loves to travel, compete in triathlons, and go to concerts.

Earl JonesEarl Jones
Bancroft Elementary School

Earl was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. He is currently a fourth grade teacher at Bancroft Elementary School. He was inspired by his teachers to pursue education as a career. His passion for math, bilingualism, and teacher collaboration drives his daily instruction.

Angelique Kwabenah
DCPS Incarcerated Youth Program

Angelique is a life- long learner who loves infusing technology in her lessons and other professional as well as personal aspects of her life. She loves reading and tries to share that love of reading by motivating students and getting them to see reading as an enjoyable pastime and not a chore. She sees herself as a change agent for students who many times are resistant to change. Education has changed since she first started teaching and technology has allowed her to embrace the changes and become a better teacher.

Nicole Bell
Coolidge High School

Nicole Bell teaches chemistry at Coolidge High School. She was previously a Teach for America corps member and has also worked in NYC government on workforce development. Nicole is a robotics team coach at her school, and she gets very excited about robots and anything science-related.

Sara ArranzSara Arranz
Cleveland Elementary School

A native of Spain, Sara Arranz Ramiro arrived to DCPS with a wealth of teaching experience. It is her second year at as a Pre Kindergarten Spanish Immersion Teacher at Cleveland ES in Washington, D.C.  She has worked extensively in developing bilingual curricula and in training other language teachers. She is also a recipient of the 2014 Education Innovation Fellowship, sponsored by CityBridge Foundation.

Rabiah HarrisRabiah Harris
Kelly Miller Middle School

Rabiah L. Harris is an 8th grade science teacher at Kelly Miller Middle School. She serves as the science team lead during data deep dives.  Rabiah has previously taught in both public charter and public schools and is happy to return to DCPS where she had her start as a chemistry teacher after graduate school.  She received a bachelor’s degree in chemistry cum laude from Howard University and a master’s degree in secondary science education from University of Pittsburgh. Outside of work, Rabiah can be found exploring DC with her four year-old son!

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