Dr. Praveena Kommidi is an educator, speaker, entrepreneur, mentor, mom, wife, friend, and catalyst. In her 20 years of experience, she has been associated with Alabama A & M University, Drake State College, Calhoun Community College, AshaKiran, Miles College, Deep Target, Huntsville/Madison Leadership, the Community Kite Festival of Huntsville, and many the local schools. She has been an active volunteer in the community and taught a wide variety of subjects including Physics, Electronics, Computer Science, and Cultural Competency.
She has a Ph.D. in Physics as well as a double Masters in Physics and Applied Electronics. Under her leadership, Rocket City Learning Center operates with a dream of sending every student to college with a full ride. The learning center offers classes in Math, Reading/ Writing, Public Speaking through TED-ed Club, Abacus, Vedic Math, Physics, and ACT/SAT preparation.
Dawn Forrester Price is a highly experienced educator and writer, with a post-graduate degree in Education from the University of the West Indies and a Masters in Teaching English and ESL from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA. Her teaching experience covers K12 to college undergraduate and post-graduate students in Language Arts, Business English, ESL, GED and Speech. She is also a mentor and instructor in Social Skills for individuals on the autism spectrum.
After teaching for 18 years at Kirkwood Community College in the English, Learning Services, and Student Development departments specializing in Reading, Writing and Communication, Dawn relocated to Huntsville with her husband and son, and has been here since December 2012. She has been with Rocketcity Learning Center working with the entire student body since 2014.