Now in his eighth year at BECNO, Justin Lamb has over fourteen years of experience working as an educator in New Orleans. After starting as Program Director in 2014, he transitioned to the role of Dean of Students with the introduction of BECNO’s Degree-Granting Program in 2018. In addition to his role working with students, families, BECNO faculty and staff as well as BECNO’s high school partners, Justin also serves as the Poetry Club advisor and has taught a poetry workshop course at BECNO. As a poet, Justin is a National Poetry Slam champion with Team Slam New Orleans, a 2019 Button Poetry Chapbook Contest Finalist and received his M.F.A. in Creative Writing at the University of New Orleans.