School Improvement Coach, Professional Learning
Mesha believes that educators are responsible for equipping students with the knowledge and skills needed to impact our world. She understands that for educators to fulfill this task, leaders must create an environment that supports and develops them. Her belief that leaders should do everything possible to grow themselves and make the right environment for others to grow aligns with her educational philosophy. It is the passion behind her work as an educational leader.
Currently, Mesha serves as the chief executive officer of Cultivate and Sustain Educational Services, LLC, founded in 2021. In this role, she consults with charter schools and delivers coaching and tailored professional learning on data analysis, instructional rounds, maximizing FTE funds, and more.
Mesha served as a principal for seven years in urban public schools in Atlanta, Georgia, and Houston, Texas. She also spent more than three years working as an administrator in a state charter school. Her other roles in education include serving as a district-level coach and subject-matter expert. Before moving into leadership and coaching, she worked as a middle school mathematics teacher in Atlanta, Georgia, her home state. Mesha has continued her professional leadership development through membership in the National Association of Secondary School Principals and attending local state educational conferences.
Mesha earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of West Georgia and master’s and education specialist degrees in middle school education and educational leadership from Mercer University.