DPBR COVID- 19 Response

Democracy Prep Baton Rouge is committed to continuing education and fighting for equity alongside our family in North Baton Rouge. During this time, you can find all information about our Distance Learning plans on the Distance Learning page and under the News section on our home page. 

Do not hesitate to reach out and call our school for any questions or concerns you may have during this time. We will continue to partner with you in every way possible. You can still reach our Front Office at 225-372-2037 or email dpbr_info@democracyprep.org.

Our Story

Education in Baton Rouge is changing, with more choices for all families. More options will mean better results for our children. Democracy Prep Baton Rouge is a part of that change. We are part of Democracy Prep Public Schools, a network of high performing charter schools with a proven track record of success in New York and New Jersey. 100% of our graduates go to college. This, combined with a founding team with deep roots in Baton Rouge, will make us a successful school that’s here to stay.


EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 

Michelle Gieg

GRADES SERVED
K – 8

The DREAM Team

The Democracy Prep Baton Rouge DREAM team is composed of the best educators in the world.

Elementary School

ANDREA BROWDER

Kindergarten Teacher and Grade Level Leader

STEVEN DILLARD

Kindergarten Teacher

TREY FLUELLEN

1st Grade Teacher and Grade Level Leader

JORDAN HOOKER

1st Grade Teacher

MOLLY MEANS

K-1 Reading Teacher

Trinity Givens

K-1 Math Teacher

SHANTEL REYNARD

2nd Grade ELA Teacher and Grade Level Leader

JACQUELYN ANTHONY

2nd Grade Math Teacher

KYNDIA BURTON

3rd Grade Teacher

DAISHA WASHINGTON

3rd Grade Teacher

IRIELLE WASHINGTON

4th Grade Teacher and Grade Level Leader

GABBY RAGONESI

5th Grade Teacher and Grade Level Leader

MARYAM MUHAMMAD

5th Grade Teacher

KATHERINE UDELL

K-2 Science and Social Studies Teacher

TAVIDEE HOSKINS

3-5 Science and Social Studies Teacher and 3rd Grade Level Leader

QUINTON DIXON

K-5 Arts Teacher

SARA LAURELLI

K-5 PE Teacher

TRACI BROUSSARD

2-3 ACT Teacher

DRUSCILLA DYER

4-5 ACT Teacher

Middle School

DYNASTY WILLIAMS

6th Grade Math Teacher

KIRSTIN CAMPO

6th Grade ELA Teacher

CHRISTINA MYLES

7th Grade Math Teacher and Grade Level Leader

JONAH GREENAWALT

7th Grade ELA Teacher

ATTALLAH FLUCAS

8th Grade ELA Teacher and Grade Level Leader

EMILY HINSHAW

8th Grade Math Teacher

AARON HAYNES

6-8 Science and Social Studies Teacher

CAMERON HERTZOCK

6-8th Grade ACT Teacher

RENALDO LEE

6-8th Grade ACT Teacher

SAFIIYY RA'OOF

6-8th Grade Music Teacher

Campus Leadership

ASHLEY LIVINGSTON

Principal

HANNAH TWILLMAN

Assistant Principal

Michelle Gieg

Executive Director

KELI SWEARINGEN

Director of Curriculum and Instruction

DEVON CAMAROTA

LeaderU Resident and 6th Grade Level Leader

Scholar Support

SHANA TIDWELL

ACT Manager and Coordinator

CHERYLLYNN STORY

Paraprofessional

JERMESHA NORMAN

Paraprofessional

MAURICE VANCE

Dean of Culture and Athletic Director

STORY BAQUET

DREAM Coach and 3rd Grade Level Leader

DARIUS JOHNSON

DREAM Coach

Campus Operations

JON HARSCH

Director of Operations

EMILY URBAN

Data and Technology Manager

CHRISTOPHER MCKINLEY

Family Impact Manager

TREMETRIS SHAVERS

Receptionist and Ops Associate

DPBR Board of Directors

Eddrick Martin

Board Chairperson

Emily Campbell

Board Vice-Chair

Camille Lamond

Board Treasurer

Allyson Goodart

Marketa Garner Walters

Jenny Richey

Sidni Shorter

Johnathan Landor

Board Meeting Dates for 19-20 School Year

August 6th
September 3rd
October 1st
November 15th 1:00pm-7:00pm Board Retreat
December 10th
January 7th – cancelled
February 4th
March 3rd
April 7th
May 5th
June 2nd

Due to the Governor’s Executive Order related to Covid-19, Board of Directors Meetings will be held via Zoom. Members of the public are welcome to join the remote meeting and may submit questions or comments on the agenda items before or during the board meeting. Please email dpbr_info@democracyprep.org to submit items in advance. Zoom links and passwords will be posted in our agendas. To see agendas, check out the NEWS section on our landing page.

Once the Governor’s Order is lifted, all meetings will be called to order at 6:00 p.m. CT will be held in Room 110 at 4055 Prescott Road, Baton Rouge, LA.

Please note: The November 15th meeting was held at 12:00p at LCTS headquarters at The Louisiana Community and Technical College System Office, 265 South Foster Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70806.

    DPBR March 3rd, 2020 Minutes
    DPBR February 4th, 2020 Minutes
   DPBR December 10th, 2019 Minutes
   DPBR November 15th, 2019 Minutes
  DPBR October, 1st 2019 Minutes
  DPBR September 3rd, 2019 Minutes
   DPBR August 6th, 2019 Minutes
   DPBR June 4th, 2019 Minutes
   DPBR May 14, 2019 Minutes 
   DPBR April 09, 2019 Minutes 
   DPBR February 26th, 2019 Minutes 
   DPBR November 13th, 2018 Minutes 
   DPBR June 20th, 2018 Minutes
   DPBR April 16th, 2018 Minutes

   LA’s Open Meeting Law

Contact the Democracy Prep Baton Rouge School Board at boardoftrustees@democracyprep.org

Louisiana Legislative Auditor

Any agency or entity as defined in La. R.S. 24:513 that receives state or local government funds should use the form in the link below to report known or suspected losses of public funds or other illegal activity to the Legislative Auditor’s Office.

To report a fraud go to this link: https://www.lla.la.gov/report-fraud/