Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today - Malcolm X
Mrs. Kemika Long is a native Houstonian and very passionate about giving back to the Houston community. She has been educating little KIPPsters with KIPP Texas-Houston Public Schools for 10 years. Her previous teaching experiences include kindergarten, first, second, and fourth grade. She loves working with early-childhood and school-age children.Mrs. Long has 14 years of experience teaching students in Houston. She held multiple leadership positions such as the math lead, instructional coach, dean of mathematics, and assistant principal. Mrs. Long holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies from Prairie View A&M University and a Masters in Educational Administration from Lamar University. As an educator focused on tutelage and transformation, she continues to help elevate student performance through personable and dynamic leadership. Mrs. Long is the proud Principal at KIPP Climb Academy. She commits to provide all students with an equitable education consisting of high-quality instruction provided by highly qualified instructors.