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Staff Spotlight: Hannah Bunis

Hannah Bunis teaches third grade at Akili Academy. A graduate from the University of Arizona, Bunis has spent the first four years of her teaching career at Akili. She is currently working to obtain her master’s degree in education from the Relay Graduate School of Education. As a Sociology major, Bunis said the topics discussed…
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Staff Spotlight: Anthony Rankins

Anthony Rankins teaches 7th grade Science at Akili Academy and also serves as a Math Interventionist. An experienced teacher with nearly five years in the classroom, Rankins holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Auburn University.
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Staff Spotlight: Mary Carlton

Mary Carlton serves as the Director of Expanded Learning at Akili Academy. A graduate of Occidental College in California, Carlton holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Urban and Environmental Policy.
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Staff Spotlight: Joel Carter

Joel Carter, a graduate of Jackson State University, teaches Physical Education at Akili Academy. A native New Orleanian, Carter graduated from McDonogh 35 Senior High School where he earned scholastic honors and a partial baseball scholarship for college.
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