Shawna Draxton: Executive Director, WISH Charter Schools

Shawna Draxton was a founding teacher of the award-winning CHIME Charter School. Her work at CHIME and throughout LAUSD has made her well versed in planning programs and coordinating curricular resources. Dr. Draxton is dedicated to creating and maintaining innovative, constructivist, data-driven learning experiences. She regularly leads professional development sessions on best practices in the field of education that include collaboration, co-teaching, differentiated instruction, using technology in the classroom, and school-wide positive behavior supports. She is a multi-credentialed National Board Certified Teacher. Dr. Draxton has previously taught credential candidates at California State University, Northridge and at Occidental University. In 2012, she received her PhD from Chapman University.