Students raising their hands on stage on graduation day.

Thabiti Brown

Head of School, Codman Academy Charter Public School

Thabiti Brown is a founding teacher and Head of School at Codman Academy, a K1-12 charter public school whose mission is to provide an outstanding, transformative education to prepare students for success in college, further education and beyond. Prior to joining Codman, he taught at the Beacon School in his hometown of New York City and at the International School of Panama in his parents’ hometown of Panama City, Panama. Thabiti’s experiences as a teacher, coach, principal, and parent have deepened his resolve to work to disrupt the status quo. He sees schools as essential sites for producing social justice warriors.

Thabiti is the recipient of a Milken Educator Award, EL Education's Silverberg Leadership Award and was named a Ten Outstanding Young Leader by the Boston Chamber of Commerce. He proudly serves on a number of community boards including the Codman Square Health Center, Massachusetts Charter Public School Association, and Invest in Girls. Thabiti is a graduate of Brown University and Teachers College, Columbia University.