Mama Roz is a veteran educator with experience in New Orleans schools Pre-K through 12 since 2008. A graduate of New Orleans public schools and the Orleans Parish Education Network’s Parent Leadership Training Initiative and grandmother to 6 amazing grandchildren all in New Orleans public schools, she loves the city and its schools and families. She brings a passion for holistic wellness, community connection, the creative arts including spoken word poetry and jewelry making, and Afro-cultural crafts and spirituality. She is also proudly in the middle of 5 living generations of New Orleanians. A member of Living School’s founding Design Team back in 2012, her spirit is integral to how our community works.