Lawanda Crayton recently did a
StoryCorps interview with Arne Duncan, the outgoing U.S. Secretary of Education, who she first met as a mentor in the “I Have a Dream” program in her elementary school 25 years ago. She lives on the South Side of Chicago and is the mom of two teenage daughters. Crayton works as a database manager for the City of Chicago and formerly worked for Chicago Public Schools. She earned her bachelor’s from Robert Morris University and her master’s from Capella University.