Board of Trustees
Chairman of the Board
Angel Pina is a career educator from New York City. He brings a strong operational and management background to Skyrocket. Over the past decade, he has served as a Director of Operations, Assistant Principal, and other educational leadership roles. Angel is dedicated to Educational Justice and works daily to promote high-quality spaces for teaching and learning. Angel is originally from the Bronx and currently leads teaching and learning at a high-performing school network in Camden, NJ.
Stacey Sonbert comes from a long and successful career in the Sports and Fashion industry, serving in multiple director and managerial roles. Stacey has a unique talent for operational efficiencies and complex problem-solving. She shares in Skyrocket Educations’ belief that all children deserve the best education, and ensuring that teachers and leaders are adequately prepared is crucial to that belief. You can find her exploring new restaurants in New York City, binge-watching crime shows, and traveling in her spare time.
Kai Campbell, Ph.D.
Dr. Garikai Campbell currently holds the position of Deputy Director for Strategy, Planning and Management for the Postsecondary Success team at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Prior to this role, Dr. Campbell most recently served as provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UNC Asheville where he helped shape the university’s overall strategic direction for the academic program as well as helped manage a residential campus through COVID.
Raymond Fields, Jr.
Raymond currently serves as the Founding Executive Director of Urban Teachers Philadelphia. Previously he served as the founding principal of two high performing schools in Philadelphia from 2013 – 2021. Under Raymond’s leadership, his schools consistently achieved double digit gains. Raymond and the school he has served have been awarded and recognized multiple times over the years for their success and innovation. Raymond has been an educator since 2005. Prior to becoming a principal, Raymond served as a third grade teacher, assistant principal, and program director for Teach For America.
Chadê Biney-Amissah , Esq
Chadê Biney-Amissah is a talented Educator turned attorney who has dedicated her career to empowering youth to overcome the realities of inequity in education. Chadê began teaching in 2011 as a Teach for America corps member. Through this opportunity, Chadê has taught African American for eleven years. Chadê currently works as an assistant director focusing on equitable curriculum and its implementation. She is an expert in General Educational and Special Education law and compliance.