I would like to take a moment to introduce myself to you. I attended DPS schools, and graduated from Detroit Henry Ford in 1985. Attended Central State University (Ohio) graduated in 1990. I went on to attend Wayne State University and obtained a Teacher Certification, earned a Master’s Degree in Social Studies Education and a second one in Education Leadership. I have worked as a teacher, Dean of Students, Principal, and District-Behavior Modification Coordinator. I am also very active with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. and I have established student mentoring programs and events.
I’m truly excited to be a member of the DSLA family. It is my goal to continue to make the Junior Academy the premier school to attend in the city of Detroit. As a product myself of the northwest side of Detroit, I take pride in being back here and a part of this community once again. I look forward to meeting each of you. You also have my commitment to be an important partner along with you in our students’ education and bright futures.
The goal for the Junior Academy at Detroit Service Learning Academy is to develop future leaders by maintaining high expectations for students. Staff will model the expectations and character traits that exemplify a DSLA student. We provide a safe, structured place for students to learn.We believe that service to our community is paramount. We take pride in our environment and ourselves and honor the trust bestowed upon us by our parents.