“Educators affect eternity; no one can tell where their influence stops.” - Henry Brooks Adams
Charlynn Bowers is currently the Principal at KIPP CONNECT Houston Middle School. Prior to serving in the role as principal, she was an assistant principal for two years. Ms. Bowers joined CONNECT in 2014 as the Founding Fifth Grade English Language Arts (ELA) teacher, and then moved on to become the ELA department chair, dean of instruction and an instructional coach for all content areas. Before CONNECT, Ms. Bowers was a Founding Eighth Grade Social Studies Teacher and Grade-Level Chair at KIPP INTREPID. Ms. Bowers moved to Houston after graduating from the University of Michigan with degrees in Afro and African-American History and Spanish. She finds great joy in developing strong relationships with her students and colleagues. Outside of education, Ms. Bowers enjoys traveling (she has just two continents left to visit), cooking and spending time with her dog, Nelson.