LaShawn M. Jones-Brown was born and raised on the eastside of Buffalo, New York by her grandmother Catherine Jones. She is the proud wife of Maurice R. Brown and an amazing mother of three beautiful children Destiney, Maurice Jr., Da’Vyne. She is also a loving grandmother of six fabulous grandchildren.
LaShawn’s educational pursuits as a first-generation student broke the mold for the Jones family. She earned an Associate degree in Secondary Education, a Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education/History and two Master’s degrees. The first master’s degree is in Elementary Education and the later degree is in Special Education. LaShawn is on her final journey to complete a doctoral degree in Executive Leadership.
Inspirational and passionate, LaShawn M. Jones-Brown is the Director of Student Services at Green Tech High Charter School. In her role at Green Tech, she is a huge resource to teachers and students, and coordinator for internship programming as well as the service-learning trip coordinator. Mrs. Brown is very committed to the success of the population she serves. She wants to assure that every student has the tools toward access and opportunities.
Throughout LaShawn’s work experience, she has become knowledgeable within the fields of education, mental health, the human services. Each of these experiences allowed Mrs. Brown to advocate and to have a heart that continues to give unconditionally to others. Mrs. Brown is also a proud active/financial member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc., She serves on various committees, and continues to grow and glow through sisterhood, scholarship, and service.
It does not stop there, LaShawn is also a style consultant that provides services to help women build their self-confidence through fashion, and from these skills they’re able to own the room no matter what. She has also served as a mentor for the “World of Girls Empowerment” program that serves to empower first year high school females. She’s always networking and in pursuit of improving educational standards, mentoring at-risk youth, and willing to speak at public events to encourage, uplift, and empower others.