KATE GLUCKMAN

Executive Director

Ms. Gluckman hails from northern Vermont and attended Tufts University, receiving both her bachelors of science and her masters of education. Before moving to the Delta, Ms. Gluckman coached basketball and taught physical education at Grinnell College in Iowa for five years. She joined the Freedom Project in 2014 as a program director and became executive director in 2016. She loves helping Freedom Fellows find the perfect college!

Ki Harris

Director of Operations

Mr. Harris grew up in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa with a Bachelor's in Psychology. For the past two years Mr. Harris has taught  7th grade Language Arts in Greenwood, MS as a TFA teacher. He is extremely excited to build close relationships with all the Freedom Fellows and to help mold them into brilliant young leaders who are ready to make an impact in the world around them.

Andrew Van Horn

Director of Literacy Programming

Mr. Van Horn is originally from Richmond, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor's in english and political science. After graduating, he taught english and coached track in Terry, Mississippi for two years as part of the TFA program. He is excited for novel studies, helping students get ready for college, and camping!

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Joseph Duffy

Americorps VISTA Service Member

Mr. Duffy grew up in the Gulf Coast town of Gautier, Mississippi and graduated from the University of Mississippi with a B.A. in public policy leadership. He has previously served as an AmeriCorps VISTA at the University of Mississippi's School of Education, an intern for the U.S. Department of Education, and a teaching assistant at the SCFP during Freedom Summer '13. Mr. Duffy is thrilled to be returning to serve as a VISTA at the SCFP and is looking forward to working with Freedom Fellows everyday at the LEAD Center. 

 

 

Ashley WaTTS

Food Corps Service Member

Ms. Ashley Watts is a Los Angeles native, who is a recent graduate from Mississippi Valley State University. Her focus for Environmental Health and Biology granted opportunities to travel  to Costa Rica & Kazakhstan for soil & water contamination research. Shortly after graduation Ms. Watts was motivated enough to continue her education at a graduate level at Grand Canyon University to study Public Administration with an emphasis in Governmental Policy and Entrepreneurship.  On her spare time she teaches yoga, conducts sustainability outreach, and does research dealing with horticulture. Ashley is excited to increase sustainability awareness amongst the Freedom Fellows through hands on gardening techniques!