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Meet Our Team 

We have an amazing team of inspirational leaders here at Grow & Give Learning, all of whom are committed to nurturing and inspiring every child and ensuring each and every one of our kiddos makes exceptional progress. We strive on high levels of staff commitment and loyalty, to support our consumers globally.

Chizarra Dashiell 

President, CFO & Director of Special Populations 

She earned her degree in Occupational Science and Health Science Management from Howard University. After 8 years, she discovered a new passion. She fell in love with working pediatrics and behaviors. She is obtaining her master’s degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and soon applying for her BCBA exam. She provides home and school-based ABA services. In her sessions, she enjoys reading to her clients. 


“The engagement fulfilled me, and I realized my journey into implementing reading as a primary intervention.”


Currently, she owns several other companies in the community as well. Her goal is to be an advocate and a staple resource within the community. 

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Leroy Smith 

COO, Instructional Design & Research Developer  

Leroy brings 11 years of experience in special education and advocacy within the District of Columbia and surrounding areas.


He brings a wealth of expertise in curriculum development, special education, curriculum

accommodations, adaptations, and modifications for children with disabilities, and action-based research practices to the team.

Overall, Leroy is committed to the empowerment and healing of children and young adults with disabilities. Leroy has committed his life to provide children and young adults, as well as their families and their professionals, the tools to succeed in different educational environments.

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Satoya Daughton 

Lead Grow & Give Curriculum Developer 

A proud HBCU graduate of Morgan State University she is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Curriculum Instruction with a focus on Social Justice at Loyola University. She has been an Elementary teacher for 5 years. She brings experience in teaching to culturally relevant curriculum an inclusive learning. My teaching philosophy can be best described through the following quote, “children must be taught how to think, not what to think.  ~Margaret Meade 


We are elated she is apart of our team!

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Coming Soon 

Chief Officer of Academics 

Stay tuned to the opening of this position and many more!

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