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Meet Our Leadership Team

Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson


Sheila El-Amin

Sheila El-Amin

Dean of Grades K-1

Courtney Hayes

Courtney Hayes

Dean of Lower Elementary

Tasha Pryor

Tasha Pryor

Dean of Upper Elementary

Latronda Ways

Latronda Ways

Dean of Middle School

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What Detroit Premier Academy Parents Are Saying

"Detroit Premier Academy always puts the students and their safety first!"

- Detroit Premier 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 Premier 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 313-945-1472.

Arecia Williams


Teressa Williams


Dr. Christine Wade


Lisa Thomas-Lewis


Benjamin Hoskins


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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