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Meet Our Leadership Team

Emily  Gagnon

Emily Gagnon


Lakenya Randolph

Lakenya Randolph

Dean of Lower Elementary

Danielle Archie

Danielle Archie

Dean of Grades 3-5

Lauren  Lennon

Lauren Lennon

Dean of Middle School

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson

Dean of Upper Elementary

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What Detroit Enterprise Academy Parents Are Saying

"Detroit Enterprise Academy is one of the best schools on the planet. Possessing both the academic “know-how” and caring culture lands DEA at the top of the list when it comes to educating our children."

- Crystal S., DEA Parent

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Meet Our School Board

Our School Board draws from the best local civic and community leaders. They volunteer their time and energy to ensure students at Detroit Enterprise Academy receive the best education possible. For a schedule of Board meetings, minutes, and more information, visit the Board Documents page or contact us at

Steven Wade


Jamita Lewis


Kwame Simmons


David Rudolph


Cortnie Squirewell


Our Authorizer

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We are authorized by Grand Valley State University. They sponsor and monitor us to ensure we achieve academic results and uphold the promises made in our charter.

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