“I am eager to join Surge now to serve as a catalyst for positive change in my community. My passion lies in building restorative practices amongst families and school communities through fostering healthy communication. I believe my dedication to building stronger connections can significantly impact the well-being and educational experience of our youth. Surge’s commitment to empowerment aligns perfectly with my goal of being a change agent, making now the opportune time for me to contribute my skills and enthusiasm to create a more connected and supportive community.”

Joyce Hoagland | Vice Principal at District of Columbia Public Schools