Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer
A native New Yorker and a product of New York public schools, Sydney still credits her seventh grade English teacher Ms. Fried with igniting her love of learning and desire to share that with others.
Sydney had her first teaching experience as a college student at Tulane University in New Orleans.
Following Hurricane Katrina, she
worked in a public school with the non-profit New Orleans Outreach to create and lead an after-school dance program.
After graduating with a degree in Political Science, Sydney joined Teach For America as a teacher in the Bronx, NY where she taught second and third grade at PS 86.
Sydney has a masters in teaching from Pace University.