Brooklyn Batey-JarmonDoug Ward
Prior to EducationCounsel, Brooklyn Batey-Jarmon was an 8th grade English Language Arts Teacher in Denver, Colorado. She served on the Teacher Advocacy board implementing strategies for schools around the Denver Public School District. Ms. Batey was also an Urban Leaders Policy Fellow under former Colorado State Senator Mike Johnston. Her research focused on the school to prison pipeline and bail reform. She also served as an intern under U.S. Senator Michael Benet where she advised the Senator on education and race related inequities.
Ms. Batey graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Socio-Legal Studies from the University of Denver. While there, she founded the Black Women LEAD (Lead, Empower, Aspire and Dedicate) Summit, a pipeline leadership program assisting young Black women transition from high school to college. She holds a Master’s in Teaching, Secondary Education from Relay Graduate School of Education. She is currently pursuing her Master’s in Education Policy and Advocacy at Georgetown University.