Jai David (she/her/ella)
As a youth-serving community leader, Jai strives to create a culture of excellence that prioritizes student success and growth. She believes that education is a powerful tool for liberation and strives to empower young people to become critical thinkers and active agents of change in their communities. As a former science teacher for grades 8th - 12th, her approach to education has been rooted in culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogy. As a leader, Jai leads with a strong and unwavering direction towards liberatory education, which emphasizes the importance of social justice and community building. Jai is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive space for all students, staff, and families and to fostering a culture of mutual respect and understanding. Jai is the first in her family to attend college, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Biological Psychology from UC Davis, and a Masters in Education from Reach Institute. In her free time, Jai enjoys reading, spending time with loved ones, DJing, exercising, and generally anything that involves sunshine, community, laughter, traveling, and good vibes!