The Children’s Guild School of Prince George’s County, which serves children and youth with behavioral, emotional and learning disabilities including children on the autism spectrum, named Ahmed Evans assistant principal. Evans brings more than 18 years of experience in education.
“We do important work at The Children’s Guild, helping students with disabilities explore, learn and grow, and I’m excited to bring my experience and passion to help lead the school and provide the best educational experience for these children,” Evans said.
Previously, Evans served as the head of school for Monarch Academy Baltimore, a public charter school serving students in kindergarten through eighth grade. He has held positions as acting principal, academic dean and academic resource coordinator in Prince George’s County Public Schools.
He previously served as assistant principal in a District of Columbia public school and associate principal for Francis Hammond Middle School in Virginia. Evans also held positions as a social studies department chair for Blue Ridge International Academy and as a teacher in Fairfax County Public Schools in Virginia and Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina.
Evans earned a master’s degree in educational leadership from George Mason University and a bachelor’s degree in social science from Johnson C. Smith University.
“Ahmed has been a leader in our schools for several years, so I am confident his positive spirit, high energy and skilled leadership will enhance our high-quality learning environment at The Children’s Guild School of Prince George’s County. We’re grateful to have him on our team,” said Kathy Lane, chief of educational services for The Children’s Guild Alliance.
The Children’s Guild Schools are affiliate members of The Children’s Guild Alliance, a nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations and dedicated to transforming how America educates and cares for its children through education, behavioral health and national training and consultation services. Affiliates of The Children’s Guild Alliance include Monarch Academy charter and contract schools, The Academy for Working Students (TAWS), TranZed Apprenticeships, The Children’s Guild DC Public Charter School, Transformation Education Institute, National At-Risk Education Network (NAREN), Conference Center at The Children’s Guild Alliance and The National Children’s Guild Fund. (www.childrensguild.org)