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Billitta Jallon Brown Croskey '96

SEEDBillitta Jallon Brown Croskey is a 1996 graduate of the College of William and Mary having majored in Sociology and earned a concentration in Elementary Education.  Jallon is now the Director of Academics and oversees the academic program at SEED MD, the SEED School of Maryland.

Prior to coming to SEED, Mrs. Croskey was the Director of School Support for Replications, a non-profit that operated three college preparatory schools in Baltimore.  Prior to that, Mrs. Croskey worked for New Leaders for New Schools recruiting educators for school leadership residencies.  Mrs. Croskey was also the founder and principal of a KIPP school after completing KIPP's rigorous fellowship for school leadership.  After earning a BA from the College of William and Mary, she got a master's degree from George Washington University.  She has taught elementary and middle school and has worked with teachers and students in all grades PK – 12.

Mrs. Croskey named the lounge and hallway for 14 sixth grade girls the William and Mary Hall.  The School of Education was happy to send William and Mary paraphernalia to encourage the William and Mary spirit and help them look forward to their college experience.

About SEED Maryland
The SEED School of Maryland is a statewide, public college preparatory boarding school that opened in August 2008. SEED presents students from across the state with an extraordinary opportunity to receive a tuition-free education that prepares them for success in college and beyond.
The school is building on the success of The SEED School of Washington, D.C. – the nation's only other public, urban, college-preparatory boarding school. The SEED Foundation launched The SEED School of Washington, D.C. in 1998 and is working with the Maryland State Department of Education to continue developing the new school in Maryland. The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) oversees and supports the ongoing implementation, planning, and development of the school and holds it accountable to state and federal standards for teaching and learning. The SEED School of Maryland will add one grade per year and grow to enroll 400 students in grades 6-12.