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OUR LEADERSHIP

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Aaron Williams - Principal

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree – Central Michigan University
  • Master’s degree in education leadership – Central Michigan University


Previous Education Experience

I have 17 years of experience in the education field. My education experience spans grades K-12 in the following areas: curriculum development/alignment, research based instructional practices, classroom management, school culture, technology integration, teacher/leadership development, assessments, data analysis, school improvement, pupil accounting and budget, Federal and State programs, compliance and reporting, special education, supervision and evaluation.

Why did you choose education as a profession?

I chose education because I had great teachers who inspired me to want to make a difference with young people.

When you look at your career thus far, what makes you the most proud?

I have received Golden Apple Awards, transitioned a Priority School to a Reward School, and was the 2015 MAPSA Top Finalist for their Administrator of the Year Award.



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Lashema Marble– Dean of Upper Elementary

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Science from Ferris State Illinois University
  • Masters in Educational Leadership from Ferris State University 


Why did you choose education as a profession?

I am I chose education because I had the opportunity work with an awesome teacher/mentor who served several children and their families throughout the city of Flint for 25 years. The exposure, on-the-job training, and seeing the academic gains the students were making made me want to become an educator.

When you look at your career thus far, what makes you the most proud?

With 21 years of experience at multiple facets in education, establishing relationships has been the key to success. I am proud to be an educator who has touched students, staff,and parents lives in a professional and personal way. 

What is one thing you wish for every child?

The one thing I wish is that every child would focus on reaching their full potential.  

What are some of your major professional accomplishments?

I had the opportunity to spearhead two schools off the Priority School's list and during the 2016-2017 school year and K-5 met or exceeded 1.5 years of growth.

What do you do in your free time?

I spend time with family, interior decorate, and travel. 


 

Diona Guy -  Dean of Lower Elementary

Education

I am a graduate of the University of Michigan-Flint where I received my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. I have a Master’s degree from Grand Canyon University in Curriculum and Reading Instruction. I also have a Master’s in Educational Leadership from the University of Phoenix.

Why did you choose education as a profession?

I have 12 years of experience in the education field. I have taught 2nd and third grades. I have also been a Behavior Interventionist for students in grades K-6th grades.
 

What do you like most about working here?

I love the training that I have received so far with NHA! It’s very clear and detailed. There’s also tons of support available which makes the atmosphere feel more like a family rather than a work place.   
 

Personal

I am a proud graduate of Flint Southwestern Academy c/o 97! I love spending time with my family which includes my 3 beautiful children ages 17, 11, & 9. When I’m not working or spending time with them I love to shop and read. I also love to worship/fellowship with my church family at Victorious Word Church.


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Rosalind Brathwaite - Dean of Middle School

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Chicago State University.
  • Master’s degree in administration and supervision from University of Phoenix.


Why did you choose education as a profession?

I chose education as a profession because I admired my fifth-grade teacher, Ms. Parker, because she was an intelligent. She was a very strict woman and was serious about her students getting their education.

When you look at your career thus far, what makes you the most proud?

I am proud of a plethora of things in my career. However, the ones that stand out the most are times that I was challenged with bringing schools back to AYP status or ensuring that schools under my leadership were removed from the “Priority School’s List.” I have been successful in doing that in all the schools I have worked.

What is one thing you wish for every child?

I wish that every child would believe in himself/herself and that they receive a quality education so they become successful citizens in this ever changing society. 

What do you do in your free time?

In my free time I like to play “Looney Tunes Dash” on my phone, spend time with my fiancé, watch his team play football, watch sports on television, play sports myself, and spend time with close friends and family.


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