Rooted School Board

We have a thoughtful, experienced, and diverse team of leaders supporting us on our board.

  • John Alford • chief network growth officer – KIPP Foundation

  • Brandin Campbell • principal consultant – Capture Connect Media

  • Matt Candler • founder – 4.0 Schools [chair]

  • Travis Chase • senior technical staff – DXC Technologies Digital Transformation Center

  • Kesana Durand attorney and counselor-at-law – Branford Durand,LLC [secretary]

  • Kyle Finke • director - Louisiana Resource Center for Educators Teach! [treasurer]

  • Tony Zanders • founder and ceo — Skilltype

  • Gerard Willis • parent of current student – Retired

Board members can be contacted through the Rooted School office at 4238 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, Louisiana 70115 or by emailing the Chair at

Rooted School’s public records custodian is Ashley Dapremont, Operations Manager. She can be reached by email at

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