Ms. Perry is the founder of America's Finest Charter School. She has a Master's Degree in Education, M. Ed., and an Administrative Credential. She graduated from the Educational Leadership Development Academy (ELDA) in 2000 at the University of San Diego (USD). She has been a Peer Coach/ Staff Developer, Principal and Vice Principal for Charter Schools with the San Diego Unified School District. She is a member of Charter Schools Development Center (CSDC), Leadership Academy. She is also a member of the California Charter Schools Association and the International Reading Association. All of her educational experience has been with socio-economically disadvantaged students in southeast San Diego. Jan Perry's experience in elementary school teaching, coaching and managing teaching staff, and her long-standing connection to the targeted southeast community will bring experience and expertise needed to manage and lead the staff at A.F.C.S.