Driven to create an environment for students where the achievement gap does not exist, Ignacio Prado will found and lead a college-preparatory charter school in Las Vegas, NV.

Ignacio brings to The Fellowship experience in school leadership and professional development through Teach For America. Ignacio most recently taught English language arts and social studies to elementary students in two Las Vegas schools, where he founded a college-preparatory program for third through fifth graders, doubled the proficiency of the fourth grade cohort, and co-founded an academic after-school program. Each summer, Ignacio has also served on the Teach For America Institute staff as Academic Dean, Corps Member Advisor, and Director of Workshops and Resources, where he planned and facilitated training for new teachers and teacher leaders.

Ignacio received a B.A. in Business Management from San Diego State University and an M.Ed. from the University of Nevada-Las Vegas.