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Our Leadership

Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy leaders are a passionate group of individuals committed to changing the world by sending scholars to and through college.

Nikiya Dodd

Nikiya Dodd

Director of Development

I am thrilled to join Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy as the new Director of Development. With our rapid expansion, including a new high school in Milwaukee’s Bronzeville neighborhood, I am honored to bring my passion, experience, and vision to advance the academy’s mission of sending more students to and through college. As a former Milwaukee Alderwoman, County Supervisor, and Wisconsin state senator, I bring a wealth of local knowledge and a deep familiarity with Milwaukee and am an experienced Fundraising Professional. I am excited to oversee fundraising, event planning, communications, alumni, and donor efforts as we continue to serve the city and make a lasting impact. Let’s continue to make 2023 a momentous year for HFCA.

Education: Bachelor of Science – Educational Policy and Community Studies; Master of Science – Administrative Leadership and Organizational Development.

Certifications: Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy – Fundraising Standard; Helen Bader Institute of Nonprofit Management – University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; AALP Alumni – Cardinal Stritch University.

Phone: (414) 873-4014
Email:
 n.dodd@howardfullerca.org

 

Kasey Herd

Kasey Herd

Director of School Culture

I am both humbled and excited to join a team of educators that truly believe in providing exceptional education to the scholars of HFCA. During my time as a classroom teacher, I took pride in being able to cultivate and nourish relationships with not only scholars but with their families as well.  As a member of strong school leadership teams in the past, I have successfully created and implemented several school initiatives and programs that promote community and retention. I truly believe in the mission of HFCA and look forward to the journey ahead of preparing our scholars for their academic journey to and through college. 

Education: University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee  Bachelor of Science- Community Engagement and education; Cardinal Stritch University– Master’s in Education Leadership 

Phone: (414) 873-4014, ext.113
Email: k.herd@howardfullerca.org

Jon Osman

Jon Osman

Chief Operations Officer

As a passionate education advocate, I am thrilled to join Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy as its Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Returning to the school after eight years, I am honored to be a part of its exciting journey of rapid expansion – including the construction of a brand new high school in Milwaukee’s historic Bronzeville neighborhood. My prior experiences as COO and CFO at Seton Catholic Schools and Milwaukee College Prep have equipped me with the expertise to lead finance, operations, and contract management with a strategic approach. I am eager to use my Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Business Education from the University of Wyoming to support the school’s educational and operational goals. I am beyond excited to join the leadership team and be a part of Dr. Howard Fuller’s mission of providing a high-quality education to students in Milwaukee. 

Phone: (414) 873-4014
Email: j.osman@howardfullerca.org

Marcus Robinson

Marcus Robinson

Chief Executive Officer

I am Marcus Robinson, the new CEO of Dr. Howard Fuller Collegiate Academy. I hold a PhD in teaching from Columbia University and two master’s degrees in science from Columbia and Butler Universities, as well as two bachelor’s degrees in science. I am excited to bring my experiences to HFCA as we work towards expanding our reach and mission of sending students to and through college. With my background as a superintendent, principal, and CEO, I am confident in our collective success with support from students, teachers, staff, board members, community partners, and parents. I look forward to engaging with the HFCA community.

Phone: (414) 873-4014
Email:
m.robinson@howardfullerca.org

 

Judith Parker

Judith Parker

Principal

I am luckiest Principal in Milwaukee as I have scholars, parents, and staff who are deeply committed to HFCA’s vision of nurturing scholars capable of transforming their world by going to and through college. Although I was born and raised in Chicago and spent 13 years with amazing educators of Chicago’s Public School System, I have come to love and appreciate the generosity of Milwaukee’s educational community.

Education: Bachelor of Arts – Literature; Masters: Elementary Education; Masters – Curriculum & Instruction Technology; Masters: Education Administration; National Board of Professional Teaching Standards

Phone: (414) 873-4014, Ext. 286
Email:
 j.parker@howardfullerca.org

 

Philip Smith

Philip Smith

Assistant Principal

After many years in the classroom, I am thrilled to be a part of the leadership team here at HFCA. We are in the business of closing opportunity gaps and I am responsible for developing the systems, programs, and relationships that will allow our scholars to show that with opportunities and equity, anything is possible.

Phone: (414) 873-4014
Email:
 p.smith@howardfullerca.org

 

Dr. Howard Fuller
Collegiate Academy

4030 N. 29th Street,
Milwaukee, WI 53216
PHONE: (414) 873-4014
FAX: (414) 873-4344
Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Summer Office Hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Marcus Robinson, CEO

Judith Parker, Principal

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  • Zest
  • Social Intelligence
  • Grit
  • Curiosity
  • Self Control
  • Gratitude

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