Member, Melmark, Inc.
Jescah Apamo-Gannon is a knowledgeable educational leader who is mindful of legal and policy matters. She is a strategic thinker with an organizational vision that is promoted utilizing a distributed leadership model; expertise in operations, budget, program and strategy development, grant writing, curriculum coordination, and development.
Jescah is a committed practitioner known for leading with integrity; she leads mainly by example, always doing her best and encouraging others to do the same. While easygoing by nature, no one doubts her authority – she is direct and decisive when she needs to be.
Jescah has a broad range of experience spanning almost 20 years of K-12, in private, public, community and clinical settings. She has had the opportunity to experience progressively and successfully executing all roles from classroom teacher to district level administrator and professional consultant. These experiences have provided Jescah with a broad perspective of education, business, and government leadership and an appreciation for the involvement that community stakeholders have in the education of children. Throughout her career, she has partnered with numerous stakeholders, and collaboration is the centerpiece for both her leadership style and skill set.
Jescah graduated with a Bachelors degree in Education (B.Ed.) from the University of Nairobi and a Master of Science degree in Education (MS.Ed) from Simmons University. She holds an advanced post-graduate diploma (ATP) in Behavior Analysis from Northeastern University.
She is a Ph.D. (ABD) candidate in Behavior Analysis at Simmons University, while also completing a Certificate in Advanced Education Leadership at Harvard University (Harvard Graduate School of Education).
Jescah is a Licensed Applied Behavior Analyst (LABA) and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).