Head of School

Tori Jackson Hines is an educator with experience in a variety of urban school settings and educational non-profits. She has experience teaching, leading, and coaching towards transformational academic outcomes for students in general and special education settings, in Los Angeles, CA, Brooklyn, NY, and Atlanta, GA. As a classroom teacher, Mrs. Hines led her students to surpass local, district, and state averages on the California State Test and was awarded the Academic English Mastery Program award (AEMP) for distinguished instruction in support of English Language Learners (ELLs). As a  founding lead and mentor teacher in New York, her students averaged 2 years of growth in reading as measured by the TerraNova reading assessment as well as achieving significant growth on the STEP literacy assessment.

Mrs. Hines is a 2006 Teach for America Corps Member, and a 2015 Building Excellent Schools Fellow, a highly selective Fellowship that trains school leaders to lead schools in high-need urban cities around the country. Mrs. Hines holds a BA from University of Maryland, College Park, MA in Elementary Education from Loyola Marymount, and MS in Neuroscience and Education from Teachers College Columbia University.


You can reach Tori Hines at tori.jackson.hines@resurgencehall.org