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Meet Our Leadership Team

Sandra Terry-Martin

Sandra Terry-Martin


Sally  Socia

Sally Socia

Dean of Grades K-1

Tiffani  Johnson

Tiffani Johnson

Dean of Grades 2-3

Jessica  Powell

Jessica Powell

Dean of Upper Elementary

Brian Socia

Brian Socia

Dean of Middle School

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What Detroit Merit Charter Academy Parents Are Saying

"I have received exceptional help with my three children at Detroit Merit. I have observed the teacher's interactions with other kids, and across the board, every child has an individual plan which is implemented to make sure they succeed."

- Detroit Merit 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 Merit Charter 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 313-331-3328.

Robert Farhat


William Beddoes

Vice President

Bill Triplett


Paul Schaap


Joe Maffesoli


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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