Discipline Team Leader, Harriet Tubman Charter School
Joined the Team in 2014
Candace Sears is the Discipline Team Leader (D-team) at Harriet Tubman Charter School. A NOLA native and lover of all things NOLA culture, Candace is currently pursuing her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree at Southern University’s School of Social Work, after having worked as a behavior specialist for 21 years. She has worked in education for 10 years. She served as a Behavior Specialist at Harriet Tubman for eight of those years. Prior to that, she worked for seven years as the Mental Health Specialist Team Leader in a residential treatment facility. In that role she managed three housing units of staff and residents, engaged clients as they were admitted, and implemented strategies and skills to help them to gain independence. Upon completion of her degree in Social Work she plans to pursue her Masters degree in the Department of Public Administration’s Graduate Program.