Gray Fellow 2023 to 2024
Monique Hibbert serves as Principal of Fairmont Neighborhood School in the South Bronx. As a Bronx native and product of NYC Public Schools, she is passionate about ensuring that her students’ zip code will not determine their destiny. Through her collaboration with the First Lego League, her students continue to compete and place as finalists with some of the best and brightest students in the city for their annual Robotics competition. She prides herself on ensuring that her students and school community have access and exposure to opportunities to become successful.
In addition to Monique’s work as a school leader, she is also a member of the New York Elementary School Principal Association, where she is able to gain valuable insight and perspective from her colleagues as she continues to grow and develop in her practice. She also partners with the City University of New York- City College, where she is committed to developing and retaining prospective teacher candidates to teach in the Bronx.
Monique earned a M.S. in Educational Leadership at The College of Notre Dame and her B.S. in Elementary Education from Morgan State University (HBCU), both in Baltimore Maryland.