The LIFE School is an innovative high school in Atlanta, where students learn through passion projects and academic work.
As a LIFE Learner, our students start businesses, intern with companies, take project-based courses and partake in off-site experiences, allowing them the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma in a non-traditional and nurturing environment.
We have a dynamic team with a passion for education innovation.
Jamila Bailey is a graduating senior at Clark Atlanta University, majoring in Educational Studies. At The LIFE School, she serves as a students teacher, assists students with their work, leads workshops, and supports fellow teachers. Since an early age, Jamila has had a passion for uplifting her community through art and education. She believes that when young people are empowered, they have the ability to make change in the world. Upon graduation, Jamila will continue to purse a career in education, and plans to achieve her M.A. in Education. She also hopes to start her own Child Development Center that focuses on character building and empowerment.
Khabral is an experienced educator, who brings a wide variety of skills in STEM and the arts, as well as a deep understanding of how important it is to instill a love of learning in children.
Byron is an orgnizational improvement consultant and motivational speaker working in the educational, non profit, and local government spaces.
Candis is a technology executive who has spent her career architecting and managing the delivery of solutions to complex problems for retail, entertainment, telecom and government clients.
Denise is a finance professional and academic with over 30 years of experience in accounting, economics, and finance. She teaches business courses to students of all ages, in various formats, and has done so on three continents.
Hassan is an immigrant, engineer, investor and startup coach. He loves data and dumplings - and is always curious about new models for youth to take the reins of their learning.
Heather is a human-centered innovator. By day, she works on Nationwide's innovation team and by night, she develops platforms to spread design thinking tools to the masses.
Jarrett Coger is an educator and entrepreneur working with startups and companies in banking, e-commerce, fashion, education, and telecom.
Our Advisory Board is a dedicated group of professionals that regularly offer their expertise, network, and time to support the work of our school.
They are some of our biggest fans and we couldn't do this work without them.
As our school continues to grow, we are always looking to increase our network and would love to talk with other professionals interested in lending their wisdom.
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