LaKisha Pittman

Transformation Coach


LaKisha Pittman is a Transformation Coach with the UChicago Network for College Success (NCS). As a parent and educator, LaKisha works to create a world where schools ARE a place for black boys by interrupting spaces that don't serve them and co-creating environments that they deserve.
Prior to joining NCS, LaKisha served as a 9-12 Senior Literacy Manager for Chicago Public Schools’ Office of Teaching and Learning. She provided research-based instructional expertise and support to schools to facilitate and track progress on curriculum and assessment development. LaKisha also served as a high school English and Reading teacher, Instructional Coach, and an Associate Lead of Professional Development and Content Team Lead. Before relocating to Chicago, LaKisha taught both high school and middle school in Michigan and Mississippi. She is a highly motivated, dynamic and dedicated teacher leader.