Chief of Staff – Michelle Gieg

Michelle Gieg serves as Democracy Prep Public Schools’ Chief of Staff. In her role, Michelle provides direct support to the CEO, manages implementation of the organization’s strategic plan, and supports CMO staff development. Michelle joined Democracy Prep in 2014 as the founding Principal and Executive Director of the Baton Rouge region, leading the region for its first seven years.

Michelle began her teaching career through TFA in an elementary school in Baton Rouge in the same neighborhood where Democracy Prep Baton Rouge is now located. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from Louisiana State University and has participated in leadership training through Relay Graduate School of Education’s National Principal Supervisor Fellowship and the Cambiar Catalyst Fellowship.