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Get to know us

Every day we strive to achieve our mission and live in our purpose. We believe our core values speak volumes about who we are and what we hope to achieve each and every day. Those values are:

  • Integrity

  • Passion

  • Connection

  • Leadership

  • Empowerment


When you walk into our school, our hope is that you immediately feel the love and care shown to children from educators who are purposed for this work.  You will quickly become aware of the pride that the students, staff and parents take in our school, and the dedication to learning that we all honor.  We welcome your participation in our work to provide the highest quality education for all of our students.  Together we can accomplish great things!

The Administration Team

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Head of School

Tonicia Abdur Salaam

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Administrative Coordinator

Laura Magaña

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Director of Operations

Sharmeen Rhine


Director of Enrichment and Engagement / School of Social Worker

Angie Martinez Deleon


Director of Exceptional Scholars

Barbara Marchetti


Director of Teaching and Learning / Instructional Coach

Bisola Ward

The Staff


Family School and Commuity Coordinator

Daeona Griffin

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Student Success Coach

Antonio Walker


Student Success Coach

Chloe Floyd

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Lead Guide

Belen Cornejo-Cisneros


Lead Guide

Clarissa  Leino

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Lead Guide

Kandice Childs


Lead Guide

Warda Mohamed

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Lead Guide

Olusanya Olutimilehin

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Assistant Guide (LIT)

Shaquille Fields

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Assistant Guide

Isabella Quiroga


Assistant Guide

Marlisha Newell


Assistant Guide

Monique Collier

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Assistant Guide / Interventionist

Robert Murray

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Assistant Guide / Interventionist

Tracey Fluegel


Administrative Support / Interventionist

Makkah Abdur Salaam


Art Therapist

Reyna Loredo

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Due Process Clerk

Ahleah-Lyn Huggins



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(Hiring for August 2024)

Join the JJ Family!

Are you interested in joining the JJ Legacy Family? Check out our current job openings.

(612) 302-3410

2201 Girard Ave N. Minneapolis, MN 55411

Office Hours: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM     

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