Daphanie Bibbs, Assistant Director

Daphanie Bibbs was born and raised in Chicago, IL.

She completed her Bachelor of Science in Special Education Degree at the University of Missouri- Columbia in May 2017. While at the University of Missouri, she received numerous academic scholarships, completed the Emerging Leaders Program, was secretary of NABSE and volunteered at various agencies and organizations in the Columbia community. Upon graduating, Daphanie accepted a teaching position in Overland Park, KS.

Since then, she has relocated back to Columbia, MO to pursue her passion of educating youth in low socioeconomic communities and earned a Master of Science Degree in Educational Leadership.

Currently, Daphanie is a 3rd grade educator at Alpha Hart Lewis Elementary and holds the position of Assistant Director of “I See You!” Teacher of Color Support Network. She is pursuing her Educational Specialist Degree in Curriculum Leadership and aspires to become an Elementary School Principal.

In her free time, Daphanie loves to entertain her five-year old daughter, advocate for families of color, facilitate meetings, read and mentor others.