OPSB Director of Citywide Education Initiatives

Dr. Kelli Jordan is the Senior Director of Student Services for New Orleans College Prep. She is a cum laude graduate of Hampton University, where she earned her BA in Psychology. She obtained a Masters degree in Applied Educational Psychology in 2008 and a Ph.D. in School Psychology in 2010 from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Jordan moved to New Orleans as part of the Louisiana School Psychology Internship Consortium (LASPIC) to work for St. Bernard Parish Public Schools where she served as a certified school psychologist from 2009-2013. She has been a Nationally Certified School Psychologist since 2012.

Dr. Jordan is also an active member of the community and gives back through various organizations in the New Orleans area. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., The Orchid Society and a founding member of The National Association of Black Women Doctorates. She is also a graduate of the Urban Leaders for Equity and Diversity Leadership Program (ULEAD), sits on the advisory board for the Special Education Leader Fellowship (SELF) and is on the Kingsley House Health Services Advisory Committee Dr. Jordan is also a member of Citywide Services and Resources Task Force for the unification of New Orleans Schools and serves on various committees and working groups in the city and at the state level, that focus on improving services for traditionally underserved populations.