Naisha Baidy has been a voice for the less fortunate for over two decades. Inspired by her early life experience as a 14 year old, the sole African-American in her school, she treasured her public school experience, but recognized that not all public education is created equal.
This catalyst took form in volunteering on local school boards, Westchester County Legislators Education and Budget Committees, The WCC President’s Task Force for Curriculum of Inclusion, the Philadelphia City Council Education Committee, as Chair of Board of Trustees for the Community Recreational Instructional Building-Youth Center, and writing grants and raising funds for enrichment programs.
Naisha is the Magnet Resource Specialist, CSD 14, Project Director for PDAE and Grant Manager with MS582-The Magnet School for Multimedia, Technology and Urban Planning, Brooklyn, NY. She facilitates the development and implementation of a strategic community engagement and collaboration, is liaison between local, State and Federal elected officials and provides leadership on strategic planning to support the progress of the District’s magnet implementation. She is also currently serving a term as a Human Rights Commissioner with the City of Yonkers, NY, Human Rights Commission.
She is a graduate of the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York with a B.A., Liberal Arts/Psychology; and Touro College Graduate School of Education, with and MSED- Childhood Education and Special Education.
Raise the level of performance consistent throughout school districts nationwide and creates a platform from which all magnet schools can flourish. Magnet Schools of America’s national certification process is designed to recognize the hard work of the best magnet schools in the nation and to help them as they grow.