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Meet Our Leadership Team

Amanda Bauer

Amanda Bauer

Principal

Sheila El-Amin

Sheila El-Amin

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Dean

Kari Wisman

Kari Wisman

2nd - 5th grade Novice and Special Education Dean

Courtney Hayes

Courtney Hayes

Dean of Upper Elementary

Latronda Ways

Latronda Ways

Dean of Middle School

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.

Renee Shepherd

President

Arecia Williams

Vice-President

Dr. Christine Wade

Treasurer

Teressa Williams

Secretary

Lisa Thomas-Lewis

Director

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.

Learn About Our Authorizer