Janelle Engerman has been Chief Impact Officer of He is Me Institute since August 2021. In her role, she is responsible for the planning, facilitation, and the overall effectiveness of He is Me’s programs and partnerships. She works closely with He is Me partners to create ecosystems designed to increase the number of effective Black male teachers.
Over the past 10 years, Janelle has worked in various K-12 roles to improve educational outcomes for students in her hometown of Boston, MA. During this time she has been a paraprofessional, leader of Special Education instruction, and overseen school culture and climate. She joined He is Me Institute after serving as a high school assistant principal.
Janelle studied Sociology at Framingham State University. She enjoys learning and sharing her passion for education with individuals who are motivated to make a difference.