How Chattanooga Prep is Redefining Education for Underserved Boys with Juan Aguilar

Interview by
Dr. Chad Prevost
Dr. Shelley Prevost
Published on
June 3, 2024

In this episode

Chad Prevost and Juan Aguinaga discuss the potential of public education to transform society through innovative approaches and collaborations. Juan shares his personal experience with a mentor, Jeremy Beard, who helped shape his belief in himself and his peers.

Chad highlights the work of Chatt Prep, an all-boys public charter school in Chattanooga, Tennessee, which is achieving remarkable results through its focus on academics, data analysis, and collaboration with other schools.

The conversation emphasizes the importance of mentorship, innovation, and collaboration in transforming public education and ensuring that all students receive a high-quality education.

High Notes:

Public charter school's success in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

How teacher influenced student's love for reading and led to teaching career.

Importance of struggling in school to achieve academic success.

Challenges in educating communities about public charter schools.

Using data to improve student performance in a charter school.

Daily routine, fitness, and upcoming wedding plans.

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Our Discussion

Guest Speakers

Juan Aguinaga