Keith Richard Calix


Keith Calix is an educational professional passionate about the intersection of education reform, community development and economic opportunity. His interest in advancing equitable access to higher education stems from his lived experience as a first-generation high school and college graduate, as well as his professional experiences in teaching, philanthropy and nonprofit management. While at Stanford University, Keith completed honors thesis research that explored the relationship between restorative schooling practices, youth empowerment and learning outcomes in Cape Town, South Africa. As a Tom Ford Fellow in Philanthropy, Keith strengthened his knowledge of the greater education landscape at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, where he assisted in the strategic management of the national Kids Count program. At the Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen Foundation Keith furthered his interest in curriculum development and equitable classroom practices as a Program Manager and Chief of Staff. Currently, Keith is a 9th grade World History Teacher and Teacher Leader at E.L. Haynes Public Charter School in Washington, D.C. This is Keith’s fourth year teaching at E.L. Haynes.

Keith Calix