Founder of Young Voice Initiative
1993 Global Fellow
Paul Whyte was born and raised in Bronx, New York. Before coming to Friends of NBFA, Whyte taught Mathematics, Science, and Technology at Park East High School in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City and was the Program Director for the Reach for the Stars Program at SCAN New York (Supportive Childrens Advocacy Network), a Harlem and Bronx community based family service agency. Whyte also directed Math/Science Education for Interfaith Neighbors Inc, a non-denominational center for early adolescents. Earlier, as founder and Executive Director of Young Voices Initiative, Whyte turned two years of research into a comprehensive education and athletics program for 200 teenagers in New Haven, CT. Whyte holds a Masters in Education from Harvard University Graduate School of Education and a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology from Yale University. Whyte is currently the Instructional Leadership Director at Waterbury Public Schools in Connecticut.