Welcome to our new staff at schools!

We welcome two new community school directors to our growing Community Learning Schools Initiative. The work at our schools emanates from these key people.

Maria Brown

Maria Brown

Mariah Brown, who is at PS/IS 184, Brooklyn, is a graduate of St. Johns University and is currently earning her Master’s in Public Administration from Excelsior College.

She has a rich background in nonprofit work and her goal is to work towards “a world where community schools are the standard and not the exception.” She enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures.


Katie Savage

Katie Savage

Katie Savage, who is at PS 59 in Brooklyn, earned her Master’s of Public Health from the University of Georgia. She has a wealth of experience in planning public health initiatives and programs that impact the health of children.
She comes to us from the Children’s Health Fund in Harlem, where she assisted in the strategic planning and development of school-based health programs. She is inspired by human connections and loves participating in her community. In her spare time, Katie likes to cook, read and spend time with her friends.