BPI welcomes Senior Education Associate Artishia Hunter

Posted on September 7th, 2017

BPI is pleased to welcome Artishia Hunter to our staff as Senior Education Associate. Prior to joining BPI, Artishia was Director of the Evanston Community Foundation’s Two Generation Initiative—a three-way partnership among ECF, Ascend at the Aspen Institute, and Northwestern University designed to increase early learning opportunities for young children and career opportunities for their parents.  In this work, Artishia partnered with more than 30 community-based organizations to support the program’s successful implementation.

She has a Masters of Education in Early Childhood Administration from National Louis University Chicago and a B.S. in elementary education from Illinois State.  She’s been a preschool, kindergarten, and fourth grade teacher in Evanston and Bloomington, IL, a nursery director in Oak Lawn and an Erikson Institute Early Childhood fellow in DuPage County, where she worked with a group of community organizations dedicated to supporting young children and their families.

Recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

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