Senior Program Officer, Early Learning
Kalimah Wilson joined the Newark Trust for Education as the Senior Program Officer of Early Learning,for the Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) in March 2018. Drawn to the vision of the program—that every child enters school ready to succeed—Kalimah is now responsible for training Early Learning Specialists and recruiting families from Newark’s Central, South and West wards.
Prior to joining the Trust, Kalimah developed her passion for serving families by working with community related programs. Over the course of several years, she has gained substantial professional experience with youth, family, education, policy, management, grant writing and program development. During her career Kalimah has worked for and with, various youth- and family-centered service and nonprofit organizations in the areas of behavioral health, alternative education and community outreach—deepening her commitment to community service.
A native Newarker, Kalimah hold a B.A. in Sociology from Morris College in Sumter, South Carolina.