Angela Perry

Angela Perry is the founder and executive director of 4th-Dimension Leaders, an organization dedicated to disrupting discrepancies in opportunity. Angela began her career in education as a middle school math teacher. After teaching and serving in school- and systems-level leadership roles, she worked in the non-profit education sector, cultivating partnerships, managing development efforts in new markets […]

Lisa Hastings-Sheppard

Lisa Hastings-Sheppard is Director of Programs at 4th-Dimension Leaders. Lisa spent 22 years at Delaware Technical Community College as an instructor, executive communications manager, assistant vice president of marketing, and senior programs director. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Instruction, both from the University of Delaware. Lisa served on […]

Syeda Mahnoor Ali

Syeda is the Program Operations Manager at 4th Dimension Leaders. She is graduate with honors in Applied Science-Accounting from Delaware Technical Community College. She came to the USA in 2017 and started her career by working as a front desk assistant at DelTech. She now manages program operations for EPP, LFD and BUILD with the […]

Rachel Valentin

Rachel Valentin is currently the Principal & Instructional Leader of Charter School of New Castle Elementary Campus serving grades K – 4 (425+) students. Rachel has been instrumental in leading collective change and transforming the culture of the Charter School of New Castle during a difficult leadership transition in 2014-15.  During her tenure, the school […]

Nakia Fambro

Nakia is currently the principal/administrator of the Christina Adult Education & Literacy program and serves as an adjunct faculty for 4th-Dimension Leaders’ Lead for Delaware program. Nakia Fambro has been an educator for over fourteen years previously serving as an assistant principal at Middletown High School for two years and at Glasgow High School for […]

Beth Twardus

Beth Twardus is currently a teacher in the Christina School District. Previously, she served in the Colonial School District in a variety of roles including teacher, math department chair, team leader, clinical educator, union representative, and mentor. She was awarded Colonial Teacher of the Year for AY23.  Beth has a bachelor’s degree in education from Elizabethtown […]

TeRay Ross

TeRay Ross is currently the principal at New Castle Elementary School where she has been serving a community of more than 400 students and their families for the past several years. She has previously served as an assistant principal, the district accountability and assessment coordinator, a data coach for the State of Delaware, and a middle […]

Joe Ross

Joe Ross is currently a teacher in the Red Clay School District. He started his educational career with Teach For America as a 2014 corps member in the Oklahoma City Region at Frederick Douglass High School. Joe moved to Delaware in 2016 to teach social studies at MOT Charter High School and later at Great Oaks Wilmington […]