Ms. Dejona Evans, Special Educator

Ms. Evans is a 9th and 10th Grade Special Educator at Eagle Harlem. Born and raised in New York City, Ms. Evans is excited about teaching in the Harlem community. Ms. Evans earned a Bachelor’s degree from CUNY Lehman College with a major in Sociology and a minor in African American Studies. She has also earned a Master’s in Education, with a specialization in Students with Disabilities 7-12 from CUNY Hunter College as a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows Cohort 23. Ms. Evans is optimistic about her opportunity to learn and grow at Eagle Harlem. She is looking forward to utilizing the various tools she has acquired throughout her education and experiences as an educator to teach Eagle scholars the various ways they can take control of their learning, education, and futures. 

       Contact info: DEvans@eagleharlem.org

         

          Mr. Travis Davis, Special Educator

Mr. Davis is a Jamaica West-Indies native and currently calls the Bronx his home. He is excited to join the Eagle community as a Special Educator to the Middle School. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelors in Public Health. Mr. Davis is coming to the Eagle community by way of Teach for America.

Prior to becoming an educator, Mr. Davis worked in the public health field as a research assistant to the University of Michigan Health System. He also conducted his own research on minority health inequities and lack of diversity in the health workforce as a Ronald E. McNair scholar. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, exploring the city step dancing and traveling the world. 

 Contact info: TDavis@eagleharlem.org





Mr. David Trottman
Mr. Trottman serves as an instructional support at the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. Mr. Trottman was born and raised in New York City, coming from a small neighborhood in Washington Heights. He attended Cardinal Hayes High School in the Bronx and graduated in 2001.  During his pursuit of a professional Basketball career, he was injured and decided to shift his focus to supporting his family. After 10 years out of school, he decided to enroll back in school. He is currently a student at Lehman College, majoring in Heath/Recreation Education. 

In additional to being a huge sports fan, Mr. Trottman is EXTREMELY HAPPY supporting the young men of the Eagle Academy. He believes that this place is special, and is very passionate about ensuring the all young men achieve to their highest potential and have the tools necessary to go after their dreams. You can contact Dean Trottman at DTrottman@eagleharlem.org


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Mr. Chad Rumble, Special Educator

Mr. Chad Rumble was born and raised in his hometown of Springfield, MA, and attended Springfield Public Schools from elementary school to high school. After graduation in 2004, Mr. Rumble moved to Philadelphia, PA where he attended Temple University. He graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Marketing. He is an alumnus of the INROADS internship program.

Mr. Rumble has worked in New York City in varied industries ranging from financial services/ insurance to brand managing and marketing with some of the top streetwear brands in fashion. 

Mr. Rumble has always had a passion for empowering young men of color. He co-founded an organization named BUILD that puts on a young male youth summit annually in Springfield, MA. Currently, Mr. Rumble lives in Harlem with his wife and enjoys sports, drawing, reading, music, and cutting hair. He is humble to have the opportunity to serve the Eagle Harlem community. 

      Contact info: CRumble@eagleharlem.org


Ms. Jackeline Andrade, ENL Coordinator

Ms. Andrade is currently  ENL (English as a Native Language) educator at Eagle Harlem. She was born in Spanish Harlem and has lived most of her life between NYC, Union City, NJ, and Guanica, Puerto Rico. She received her undergraduate double major-degree in Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) and English Literature from the Inter American University of San German, Puerto Rico. Also, she has a Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Fordham University, Manhattan campus and Educational Specialist degree in School Administration from National-Louis University in Chicago, Illinois. 


She began teaching in NYC Public Schools, teaching Pre-K to 12 Grade. In Florida, she taught from English Language Arts to ESL to Middle School and high School students in both Osceola and Volusia County.  Besides teaching in the public school system, Ms. Andrade has taught at the college level as well; teaching foreign students, English as a second language at Stetson University in Deland. Presently, she is providing ESL instruction to adults in the evening as part of NYC DOE Adult Education Program. Ms. Andrade is a resident of Woodside Queens and in her free time she enjoys exercising, dancing, going to the movies, reading books and magazines at Barnes & Noble, drinking coffee with friends a different Cafés in the city, and most of all spending quality time with her 22 year old son, Carlos.  


Contact info:JAndrade@eagleharlem.org 

Mr. Kareem Hertzog, ENL Educator

              & Business Education Instructor


Mr. Hertzog is an ENL (English as a New Language) Educator at Eagle Harlem. He has 15 years of combined experience in education and business operations, specializing in data analytics and process improvement. Mr. Hertzog hold a Bachelors in Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Loyola University's Sellinger School of Business in Baltimore, MD. Mr. Herzog also holds a Masters in Business Administration from Hult International Business School. Mr. Hertzog is a member is a Teaching Fellows Cohort 28. One of his passions is empowering young adults, specifically minorities, to start their own enterprises. As such, he frequently sits on various panels discussing topics such as entrepreneurship, financial literacy, social injustice and youth violence, and has helped start several LLC's, 501c3's and entertainment companies. He is an alumnus of the JET (Japanese Exchange in Teaching) Program and has co-coordinates Habit for Humanity builds in Bangalore, India & Cagayan Valley, Philippines. Mr. Hertzog enjoys studying languages, learning new cultures, travailing and mentoring. 


Contact info: KHertzog@eagleharlem.org