Angel is the Development Director for Public Education Partners and brings 5 years of teaching and mentoring experience to PEP.
She is responsible for creating compelling opportunities for donors to support PEP and to make the experience of giving enjoyable and rewarding. With the help of her team, she coordinates donor appreciation events, including major events like Soby’s and Partner of the Year. Finally, she is responsible for transforming innovative ideas into grant proposals and conducting research on potential funding sources, both locally and nationally.
Angel has a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Science with a focus on Early Childhood Education from The Ohio State University. She also has a Master’s in Education from the University of St. Thomas.
Prior to joining PEP in September 2015, she was the education coordinator for United Way of Greater Houston. Angel was also a corps member of Teach for America and taught sixth grade ELA at Alexander Hamilton Middle School for three years. In addition, she spent a year as a freshman/sophomore seminar instructor at YES Prep, which involved sharing college and career readiness skills with students.
Outside the office, Angel loves to read historical and young adult fiction. After taking piano lessons for many years, she enjoys music, and also has fun trying out new recipes and restaurants. Angel is engaged to a Clemson Tiger and has three beautiful nieces that live in Columbus, Ohio.
Most Rewarding Aspect of Working with PEP
“The most rewarding aspect of working with PEP is being surrounded by like-minded individuals who work hard each and every day to provide meaningful and innovative learning opportunities for students.”