MOS Board

Who We Are

MIRANDA DILLARD

Miranda's teaching career began in 1987, and since 1996 she has been a music teacher at the Paideia School in Atlanta, Georgia.  Anti-racism work evolved from diversity committees to the White Privilege Conferences and symposiums, taking courses centered on bias, race consciousness, social justice facilitation, facilitating a BARWE (Building Anti- Racist White Educators) group in her school, presenting at a National conference on moving our anti-racism beyond performance, to currently being a member of the advisory board of the National BARWE organization.  She co-facilitates a monthly virtual BARWE group for educators across the country. A chapter she wrote entitled "Root Systems" for the book Post Colonial practices of Spiritual Care: A Project of Decoloniality during COVID-19 and Racial Violence will be published in 2022. 

Christine Adams

CHRISTINE ADAMS

Christine has been humbly and quietly working towards social justice, equity, and voter awareness for many years and has committed her lives to contributing to necessary work.  Christine is an English/American actress, activist, and producer. Christine trained in theater and has gone on to play a wide array of roles in movies and television, most recently starring in “Black Lightning” as Dr. Lynn Pierce.  Before the elections in 2020, she and her husband launched “WeSeeYou”, a collective committed to getting out the vote and turning Georgia Democrat.

Christine Adams
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ALLEGRA LAWRENCE HARDY

Allegra co-founded her corporate litigation firm, Lawrence & Bundy. She was the campaign chair for Stacey Abrams’ gubernatorial race, and her firm continues to be legal representation for Fair Fight Action which tirelessly advocates and works against voter suppression in the United States.  Allegra has and continues to participate in various boards including but not limited to: Director, Executive Committee of the Independent School Chairpersons Association; Chair, Board of Trustees, Atlanta Girls’ School; Commissioner, ABA’s Committee on the Lawyers’ Role in Assuring Every Child’s Right to a High- Quality Education Member; Zoo Atlanta; Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys (GABWA); Atlanta Legal Aid Society; Former Chair, Women and Minorities in the Profession Committee. She has received numerous community awards omitted here for the sake of brevity.

KATE GODWIN

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JOJO CADRAY

JoJo has spent his entire professional career working as part of an independent school. He is an alumnus of the independent school where he has worked for almost two decades in a combination of roles as a teacher, coach, and administrator. In addition to his current position, as Assistant Director of Admissions for Outreach, he is a candidate for a Master’s of Business Administration from the Mercer University Stetson-Hatcher School of Business. He also co-owns and operates a real estate investment company and separately a youth basketball-centered training company, Heaton Park Hoops.
JoJo is a passionate advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, anti-racist educators, and abolitionist teaching. He has led academic support groups, faculty DEI committees, market data committees, and diversity book reads. He enjoys volunteering his time to help prepare prospective students of color for independent school admission interviews. 

KRISTI BUDD

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Tisha Jones

TISHA JONES

Tisha has been an educator for 15 years in both public and private sectors. Throughout her time in education, she has taught in grades from K-7. She has a special affinity for mathematics and delivered a TEDx talk entitled Insπre: Rethinking the Purpose of Math Education. She has also had the pleasure of serving as a math specialist in her last two schools. She earned her B.S. in Elementary Education from Florida A&M University, her M.S. in Educational Psychology from GA State University, and is currently working on her Ph.D. in Elementary Education, where she has focused on mathematics and equity in education, from GSU. She deeply believes that all children should be receiving an anti-racist education.