Kelisa Wing is an Assistant Principal in New York. In 2017, she was selected as a State Teacher of the Year and honored with the Outstanding Alumnae Award from University of Maryland University College. Wing is the founder of Squad Up for Education, Inc., which was birthed through her vision of creating partnerships with parents and community members to ensure that students can be successful. She writes for Education Post, the Association of Supervision Curriculum and Development (ASCD) In Service, ASCD Express, and is the author of the memoir Weeds and Seeds: How to Stay Positive in the Midst of Life's Storms Kelisa holds a Bachelor's Degree in English from the University of Maryland University College, a Master's Degree in Education and an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership and Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix, and is currently working on her Doctoral Degree. Kelisa lives in New York with her husband and children.