Sasha Best

Operations Manager

As Operations Manager, Sasha contributes to the Philadelphia Academy of School Leaders in diverse ways including organizational and administrative operations and general programmatic support.

Sasha discovered her passion for education while volunteering in Philadelphia public schools.  This led to a role as an Americorps VISTA with The Philadelphia Higher Education Network for Neighborhood Development, working with Alexander Adaire Elementary School.  During her time at Adaire, Sasha worked to develop, expand or maintain 80 partnerships or events. Her work focused on supporting the school’s improvement plan through partner-provided services and/or events.  These many partnerships and events helped increase enrollment, improve attendance, and show progress on test scores.

Sasha has two children who have both soared in Philadelphia public schools.  She is a graduate of University of Houston and lives in Philadelphia.