Celeste Thomas

Executive Director

Dr. Celeste Thomas is a native of St Petersburg, FL.  She is an accomplished educator with over two decades of experience in education and social service.  Dr. Thomas is an Equity Coach and a Restorative Practices Facilitator.  Her passion is increasing student success by creating environments that promote equity, trust, and collaboration.

Dr. Thomas earned a doctorate degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida with a focus on improving and transforming teaching and learning in marginalized communities.  She earned a specialist’s degree in Educational Leadership from National-Louis University, a master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Florida, and a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University.