What happens when Grassroot Institute of Hawaii President Keli’i Akina hosts a special edition of “Hawaii Tomorrow” to discuss education in our islands?
Alex Teece: As director of the external affairs team, Alex works closely with the executive director and the national Growth, Development and Partnerships team to shape our vision for our work with the many individuals and organizations that we partner with outside of the classroom. He manages a team that oversees our community and district partnerships, communications, development, and alumni engagement and mobilization efforts. Alex was a 2008 Hawaii corps member and taught seventh grade English at Ilima Intermediate in Ewa Beach, Oahu. He graduated in 2010 from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa with a master’s degree in education and teaching, and in 2012 obtained his MBA from the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester.
Lynn Finnegan, a former state representative, is executive director of the Hawaii Public Charter Schools Network.