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Principal Phobie Perkins

Phobie Perkins comes to Lansing Charter Academy with more than a decade of academic leadership experience.
At Lansing Charter Academy her goal is to create and foster an environment of teaching and learning.
“I’ve learned through the years in education it is imperative that parents are well informed and educated about their child’s learning,” said Ms.Perkins.
She believes a parent should be informed regarding their child’s learning socially, emotionally, and academically to ensure success as a lifelong learner and encourages parents to ask questions.
Ms. Perkins holds a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in radio and television broadcasting and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Concordia University.
She has previously served in schools in the Chicago-area where she most recently served as an at-risk student coordinator at Marquette School of Excellence. She worked at Marquette since its opening in 2012 to help the turnaround school provide a high-quality education to all students.
Prior to her work at Marquette School of Excellence, Ms. Perkins spent six years at Chicago International Charter School. During this time, she served as a classroom teacher, intervention specialist, critical thinking instructor, and dean of students.
Ms. Perkins has a proven track record of strong teacher mentoring, student-centered learning techniques, and data-driven evaluations.
She looks forward to getting to know all the new families this year!