JR Sledge Ed.D.

Managing Director, Detroit

Dr. Sledge is a life-long Detroiter! He has years of teaching and leadership experience serving in K-12 and post secondary education. He holds a Doctorate degree from Wayne State University in Curriculum & Instruction and Organizational Leadership. As a leader, JR has a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as evidenced by his Certification from The University of Michigan in DEI Organizational Leadership.

Dr. Sledge has authored and co-authored over 25 peer reviewed international and national articles and presentations in the areas of social justice, cultural competence, and teacher leadership.


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Per Scholas Named 2021 Nicholas Kristof Holiday Impact Prize Honoree

Per Scholas is proud to be among this year’s honorees for Nicholas Kristof’s Holiday Impact Prize. Additionally, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $2.0M, thanks to generous individuals from Jane Street.

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