Kerron Kalloo

Program Manager of the District of Columbia’s Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Scholarship Program at the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI). In his role, Kerron actively supports scholarship recipients through counseling, technical assistance, and advocacy in partnership with colleges, universities, and early learning centers.

Kerron Kalloo has committed his life to serving communities in the greater Washington, DC area and overseas. After graduating from Allegheny College in 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in applied computing, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in rural Guyana, South America. Over ten years, Kerron led four youth development facilities to increase attendance, program outcomes and brand awareness. He is committed to providing powerful learning experiences and is proud to serve educators from diverse backgrounds. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kristen McDuffie, T.E.A.C.H. D.C. Program Consultant

Kristen McDuffie 

Program Consultant of the District of Columbia’s Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Scholarship Program at the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI). In her role, Kristen provides support of daily T.E.A.C.H. D.C. operations through direct oversight and strategic leadership, while working with us to fulfill our programmatic goals and objectives set forth by the Office of the State Superintendent (OSSE) and T.E.A.C.H. National. 

Kristen has a noteworthy track record of direct service with adult learners in personal and professional development. As a program director, her background includes over 15 years of case management, social work, life coaching and mental health therapy, and project management. 

As a dedicated clinician, her unwavering goal is to help individuals, groups, and communities develop skills to learn to lead better lives. Her continued passion an promise are to research and assess support and resources communities need to develop realistic goals that promote educational and lifelong changes for a successful future. 

In her professional roles, she has worked collectively with stakeholders and leaders in non-profit organizations to effectively design, launch and implement high quality programs. Utilizing a culturally relevant, culturally responsive, evidence-based, and trauma-informed lens, she equips individuals and families with knowledge, tools, and skills needed to foster their learning and development, while advocating for their personal and family growth.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mya Murphy, Program Assistant

Mya Murphy 

Program Assistant of the District of Columbia’s Teacher Education and Compensation Helps (T.E.A.C.H.) Early Childhood® Scholarship Program at the National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI). In her role, Mya provides administrative support to T.E.A.C.H. DC through data management and scholar support. She attended Radford University, where she received her Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology with a dual-minor in Psychology and Women's and Gender Studies. A first-generation college graduate, she is joining the T.E.A.C.H. D.C. team with existing professional experience supporting a scholarship program and creating seminars for young women to advance their professional careers. Mya has previously held professional roles in the areas of customer service, administrative support, and research and data assistance.As a Washington D.C. native, Mya returns home to continue her passion of supporting women and educators in early childhood education.