Ariana Kanwit

Founding Principal

Ariana Kanwit is honored to be the founding Principal of PAVE Southeast Raleigh Charter School. Ariana began her career as a bilingual teacher with the New York City Teaching Fellows in the Bronx, NY. She has since taught and served in leadership roles in Peru, California, Brooklyn, and North Carolina. Ariana is a graduate of Bennington College in Vermont (B.A.), Mercy College (EdM) and Baruch College (EdM in Educational Leadership). She has also completed two Principal Training Programs with “New Leaders for New Schools” in Charlotte and “Relay Principal Fellowship” in New York City. She lives in Durham with her husband and two sons, Jonah and Phoenix. Ariana is honored to collaborate with this incredible founding staff and to serve the students and families of Southeast Raleigh.