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Mr. Sundiata Salaam

Chief People Officer

Freedom Preparatory Academy


Sundiata attended the University of Arkansas at Little Rock receiving a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s Degree in Pan-African Studies at Syracuse University. Sundiata taught as an ELA teacher at in Capitol Heights, Maryland. After two years, Sundiata began serving as Freedom Prep's founding Dean of Students. As Dean of Students, Sundiata created a strong student culture. Sundiata then became Head of School. After two years as the Head of School, Sundiata became the Chief Schools Officer. In this role, he developed Heads of School. Currently he is the Chief People Officer recruiting talent and retaining strong talent.


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