Donna Cavato, Director of Culture and Wellness
Originally from Chicago, Donna
true home in New Orleans fourteen years ago.
Donna first joined FirstLine Schools in 2006 as the Founding Director of Edible Schoolyard New Orleans.
She holds a Master's of Urban Planning and Public Policy from the University of Illinois at Chicago and brings 25 years of experience in non-profit management and youth and community program development to FirstLine.
Being part of the process to develop the potential and aspirations of our students is what inspires her
to do this work.
believes that when we are successful at creating great schools for all children, our city will be forever changed for the better.