Adrianna Chrestopoulous is a native Texan and has returned to her roots to work with Safal Partners as a Project Manager for the Texas Education Agency’s Career and Technical Education Resource Integration Project. Adrianna most recently was the Dean of English Language Arts Instruction for the Gary Comer College Prep Middle School (Noble Network of Charter Schools) in Chicago. Throughout her career in education, she has designed curriculum, led teacher professional development, and was a member of the leadership team responsible for managing operations, finance, and logistics. A Rice University graduate, she is a former Leadership Rice Fellow to the Superintendent of Schools for Spring Branch ISD. While there she worked with the school’s Accountability and Research Department conducting statistical analysis using SPSS on the data collected for the SKY partnership (Spring Branch, Kipp, and YES Prep schools).