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Meet Our Leadership Team

Chanavia Patterson

Chanavia Patterson


Lakenya Randolph

Lakenya Randolph

Dean of Lower Elementary

Emily  Gagnon

Emily Gagnon

Dean of Upper Elementary

Amanda Bauer

Amanda Bauer

Dean of Middle School

Danielle Archie

Danielle Archie

Upper Elementary Dean - Grades 4-5

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


Alicia Miller


Kwame Simmons


David Rudolph


Jamita Lewis


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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