Shana Pyatt is Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Uncommon Schools, and has been a leader in education for almost 30 years. Starting her educational career in Secondary teaching, she has broadened her experience to include the following roles: Middle and High School Science Department Chair, High School Testing Coordinator, Dean of Curriculum and Instruction, and High School Principal. She has spent the majority of that time supporting social justice work at Uncommon Schools. Through her service in multiple roles in the education space and her M.S. in Multicultural Education, she has been able to develop internal organization-wide programs, lead instruction, and work with the modification of systems, practices, and materials in order to ensure that Uncommon continues its work to embed diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout its structure. Her adjunct work with Relay Graduate School of education, has enabled her to continue this work in training educators across the nation in anti-racist instructional strategies and science instructional practices.