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Ricky Singh

Ricky Singh

OWL Fellow

Ricky Singh was an Assistant Principal at a growing private school in Charlotte, North Carolina and has served as an Educational Consultant for a variety of schools, non-profit organizations and families.

In this role, he helped boost student enrollment, oversaw Special Education, professional development, curriculum planning, instructional technology, and advisory, as well as helped to form a variety of high-interest clubs for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade. Prior to this role, he was in a leadership role within Special Education, Curriculum Development and Technology throughout Mooresville, NC and New York City focusing on teaching 21st Century Skills to students of today. As a Master Teacher and Coach for the New York City Department of Education, he helped coach teachers who served in at-risk schools with a focus on advisory, curriculum planning, youth development and reading/math interventions. In addition to working in education, Ricky also formed New York City’s 1st Hip-Hop Afterschool Program, Get On Something Innovative and Positive (G.O.S.I.P.), that focused on using the positive elements of Hip-Hop and giving students from gang-concentrated areas of New York City a positive platform to express themselves.

​Ricky graduated from Brooklyn College with a major in Political Science, and received his first Masters degree in Special Education from the same institution. While serving in a leadership role at his school in Brooklyn, New York, Ricky completed his second Masters degree in Educational Leadership at Brooklyn College. He has had extensive professional development and training in a variety of disciplines in both Special Education and Educational Leadership.

Ricky currently resides in West Charlotte with his wife Liz and their children Rafael, Elijah, Joziah and Erymiah.

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