Jamilah Collins, NELA Fellow
Jamilah earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Studies from Bethune-Cookman University. She was a 2014 Teach for America Corps Member in Eastern North Carolina. Jamilah taught American History at North Edgecombe High School in Tarboro, North Carolina. She served as the social studies department chair and School Improvement, Innovation Scheduling, and Opportunity Culture teams. Additionally, Jamilah has served as a Servant Leader Intern for the Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School program at Peacemakers in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. During her residency year, she will be at North Edgecombe High School.