Raymond L. Porch

Statement of Purpose:

I am a student of humanity and freedom. I am a K-12 educator that’s committed to co-construction of excellent learning environments, communities, and cultures; environments that support and facilitate freedom. My skills and passion flourish and add value in spaces where knowledge and awareness are a priority; where co-constructing socially, emotionally and academically equitable environments are paramount; and where curiosity, learning, and understanding are interrelated and influence all interactions. 

Personal/ Background

  • Husband
  • Father 
  • Coach, Mentor & Educator (25+years)
  • Basketball Coach (Middle School, High School, College & International) 
  • Youth Mentor ( Young Kings Scholars 5th-8th grade boys of color) 
  • Classroom teacher (Math Teacher, Adjunct college instructor) 
  • K-12 School District Administrator

Education:

  • BA (Sociology & English)
  • Ed (Education Administration)
  • Doctoral Candidate-2022 Canterbury University, London Uk  (PhD-Doctorate of Education Philosophy/ Professional Practice)

Certifications:

  • Principal/Assistant Principal, 5-12,  License
  • Harvard Leading Change (School Management & Leadership Certificate)
  • Education Policy Fellow (Institute for Educational Leadership) 
  • Harvard Business School (Become a better manager) Program
  • Boston Public Schools Male Educators of Color Executive Coaching Program