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Our Team

We are united by a commitment to a brilliant future for every child.

Zeta is building a next-generation charter model, driven by the deep experience of its leadership team.

Network Leadership

Emily A. Kim

Founder & CEO

Paola Zalkind

Managing Director of Academics

Jessie Ferguson

General Counsel & Director of Special Projects

Samreen Khan

Director of Financial and Operational Strategy

Chris D’Amato

Director of School Operations

Julie Melki

Director of Special Populations

Shea Reeder

Director of School Culture

Kelly Scott

Director of Math

School Leadership

Amanda Simmons

Principal, Zeta Inwood 1

Tamika Tretu

Principal, Zeta Bronx 1

Juan Gomez

Operations Director, Zeta Bronx 1

Javaughn Spencer

Operations Director, Zeta Inwood 1

Board of Directors

Zeta Charter Schools Board

Zeta Charters Schools' Board of Directors is deeply committed to innovation and world-class whole-child excellence in public education.

Zeta Charter Schools - New York City Board

The Board of Trustees is comprised of leaders in the New York City educational landscape who have helped pave the way for tens of thousands of children to access excellent education.