Meet the Team
Jameka McGraw Byrd, Executive Director
Jameka McGraw-Byrd brings 16 years of experience in urban education and many years in the non-profit sector to her role as Executive Director at Catholic Partnership Schools. Prior to assuming her current role as Executive Director, Jameka served as the Instructional Coach for Catholic Partnership Schools and most recently, as the Chief Academic Officer. Jameka is an award winning educator, receiving the Young Women’s Leadership Network Blue Ribbon Teaching Award for Excellence in All Girls’ Education in 2008-2009 and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Distinguished High School Educator Award in 2014-2015. Jameka understands all students can achieve at high levels when they receive solid instruction from a knowledgeable and caring educator. She attributes the academic success of Catholic Partnership Schools to the solid instructional model and kind and dedicated educators.
Prior to joining CPS, Jameka served several roles in K-16 schools including Business and Computer Science teacher, Math teacher, Roster Chair, Small Learning Community Coordinator, Instructional Support Officer, and Adjunct and Full-Time Instructor. Jameka is thrilled to use this experience to lead the teachers and principals working in the Partnership’s schools.
Jameka earned a Master’s degree in Education from Edinboro University of PA with an Principal K-12 Certification, a Master’s degree in Education with an Instructional Technology Specialist Certification from Drexel University, and a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Peirce College. She possesses certification as a K-12 Principal, a K-6 Elementary Educator, a 7-9 Middle School Math Educator and K-12 Business/Computer Science Educator. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family and watching Women’s College Basketball, particularly, the UCONN Huskies.
Eileen Andreotti, Bookkeeper
Brian Barry, Director of Development
Brian brings more than 15 years’ of nonprofit experience to Catholic Partnership Schools. He has been dedicated to working in the nonprofit sector for his entire career. Prior to starting with CPS, Brian worked as the Director of Development at The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia.
Being a beneficiary of nonprofit organizations as a child and learning from his father who served as a director in a youth athletic association, Brian is rooted in giving back. Through 12 years of Catholic Education, he found a passion for working in an environment where making a difference was the primary goal.
After attending college and playing college golf in South Florida at Northwood University, Brian came back to the Philadelphia area to begin his career in Development. Working for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Jewish Community Center, Brian brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position.
Currently, Brian and his wife Nicole reside in Cherry Hill, NJ. They have an adopted daughter named Madison.
Taylor Brown, Program Coordinator, Partnership-Wide Programs
Taylor is the Partnership-wide Program Coordinator working with the performing arts and STEAM programs. Taylor graduated from Rowan University with a degree in Psychology. Prior to joining the CPS team, she worked with The Center for Family Services working with youth and adults in the City of Camden. Taylor spent many years volunteering with various youth programs throughout the city as well. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family and taking adventures.
Glenna M. Harkins, MSOD, Director of Programs and Family Support
Glenna Harkins has been with CPS since 2012, and brings nearly 20 years’ experience in nonprofit leadership to her position at Catholic Partnership Schools. Prior to joining the CPS team, Glenna served as director of development and communications at Romero Center Ministries in East Camden, and director of community education at Lutheran Settlement House in Philadelphia.
Glenna has spent the bulk of her career ensuring that youth, adults, and families have access to high quality educational and supportive services. In her role with CPS, Glenna works with the Family Support Team to provide students and families with academic and enrichment activities that support students’ academic success at CPS and beyond. She also is responsible for community outreach, admissions and enrollment, and the annual Dreams of our Children event, among other initiatives.
Glenna earned a Master’s degree in Organizational Dynamics from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish and History at the University of Scranton.
Dorriane Judge, Financial Aid Manager
Dorriane, who is also known by most as Dora, has been with the partnership since 2016. She began as the Coordinator of Family and Graduate Support with a special emphasis on high school readiness for students in middle school. Dora has now transitioned into the role of Financial Aid manager for Catholic Partnership Schools.
As native of Puerto Rico who grew up in Camden, Dora received her Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University-Camden, and always envisioned working in the city that she calls home. Prior to joining CPS, Dora was the supervisor of two Family Success Centers in both Woodbury and Camden as well as being the Volunteer and Community Partnership Coordinator. Dora runs her own business as a maternity and newborn photographer, and currently resides in West Deptford with her husband, Ronald and two daughters, Aria and Arielle.
Teresa Przybylski, Director of Marketing
Teresa brings 20 years of marketing experience to Catholic Partnership Schools. She spent the past ten years as the Director of Marketing for Mercy Career & Technical High School in Philadelphia, PA.
After attending Kutztown University and earning a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing, she spent 10 years in various marketing roles for both Deloitte, LLC. and Strategic Management Group, Inc.
Teresa attended 12 years of Catholic school, is passionate about the value of Catholic education and is a member of Christ the King Parish, Haddonfield, NJ. She currently resides in Haddonfield with her husband, Mike and daughter, Anna. In her free time, she enjoys watching her daughter play sports and spending time with family and friends.