Alpha Preparatory Academy
Short bio: Alex is currently the Director of Projects and Grants for the George E. Hailey Scholarship Endowment (GEH), the philanthropic arm of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated of Denver, CO. Currently, GEH is now in the exploratory phase of opening a public charter school that is culturally relevant, project-based, college preparatory academy that serves boys of color in the Denver Metro Area.
Name of Venture: Alpha Preparatory Academy
Type of venture: School
Launch date: Fall 2021
Grade level(s): k-8
Target Geography: Boys of Color
Success to date: Two pilots of the school design were conducted in March and April 2019.
2019-2020 plans : Plans are underway to conduct pilot programming for Alpha Prep during the summer of 2019. The data collected from all pilots will be added to the research and process of submitting a charter application in 2020 to potentially open the school in 2021.