Director of KIPP Forward
Lonneshia currently serves as the Director of KIPP Forward (formerly KIPP Through College, or KTC) at KIPP SoCal Public Schools. The KIPP Forward program provides meaningful support to nearly 7,000 students and alumni as they prepare for and select the right college and career based on their interest. As a first-generation college graduate driven by her own experiences, Lonneshia's passion has been rooted in addressing historical disparities and social justice in education. She has been working with KIPP SoCal Public Schools for the past 9 years and is a founding teammate of the KIPP Through College program in her region. Lonneshia earned her BA in Psychology and Social Behavior from UC Irvine, and Masters of Education in School Counseling, Pupil Personnel Services Credential from USC.