Avery Ellis

Avery Ellis, 2nd Grade Classroom Teacher

Avery joined Capital City in 2017. He holds a dual Master of Arts in Elementary Education,  and Special Education, from Lesley University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Dillard University.

Avery is a former Urban Teacher Fellow and worked at Phillips Wheatley Community School as a corps member with City Year in New Orleans.

Prior to Capital, he worked at Lakeland Elementary/Middle School and the Baltimore City Public School Systems.

His hobbies include shopping, reading, cooking, hiking and swimming. In addition, Avery likes to workout and run due to his track and field past. He was also the coach for his former school's step team.