We are teachers and dreamers who see a new future for education. What we offer is a natural outgrowth of the practices we have developed -- and continue to refine -- in our own classrooms.
FOUNDER & Executive Director
Kareem Farah teaches Probability & Statistics and IB Mathematics at Eastern High School in Washington, DC. He earned a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis and M.A. in Secondary Education at Johns Hopkins University. Before moving to DC, Mr. Farah was a math teacher and Grade Level Chair at Kamaile Academy Public Charter School in Waianae, Hawaii. Winner of the 2018 Standing Ovation Award for Excellence in Classroom Innovation, Mr. Farah also runs an after-school SAT program for students seeking admission to top tier universities.
FOUNDER & CHief OPerating officer
Robert Barnett has taught math, entrepreneurship, computer science, and IB Theory of Knowledge at Maret School and Eastern High School in Washington, DC, and Leysin American School in Leysin, Switzerland. He founded Eastern SERVE and has written about education for The Washington Post and Washington City Paper. A native of Washington, DC, he is a former City Year corps member and holds degrees cum laude from both Princeton University (A.B.) and Harvard Law School (J.D.).
Board of Directors
Our board of directors is a diverse team of leaders whose experience and wisdom guides our work.