Keishia Thorpe

Springdale, MD | Years Taught: 20

Before becoming a high school assistant principal, Keishia was an English success coach who taught in 9th and 12th grades in Title 1 schools, she found athletics her ticket out of a poor area of her native country to become a first-generation college student in the United States. 

Additional Recognition

  • 2023 • Joe R. Biden Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2023 • International Activism Award (Mexico)
  • 2023 • African Diaspora Advisory Board, IWD Excellence in Teaching Award
  • 2021-2022 • Global Teacher Prize Winner