Eve Colavito, Chief Education Officer, leads all school and out of school time programs at DREAM, including Pre-K through High School charter schools with robust summer and after school programs, community summer programs across East Harlem, the South Bronx, and Newark, and programming to support youth to and through college. Eve started her teaching career in Mmabatho, South Africa, before returning home to New York City to teach third and fourth grade in East Harlem. Eve went on to become a founding teacher and director at Bronx Charter School for the Arts and eventually served as Co-Executive Director alongside the school’s founder. Eve has been a member of the DREAM team since 2009, first as Principal, then as Head of School, where she led dramatic achievement gains and oversaw the expansion to Pre-K and high school. In her current role as Chief Education Officer, she has driven the full integration of academic and social emotional learning, health and wellness, and family supports in order to ensure positive outcomes for young people. Eve has a Bachelors degree from Brown University and a Masters degree in Elementary and Special Education from Bank Street College of Education, and is a graduate of New Leaders. She was recently selected as an Aspen Scholar to attend the Aspen Ideas Festival.