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Meet Our Leadership Team

James Kinsey

James Kinsey


Kari Wisman

Kindergarten - 2nd Grade Dean

Natalie Stephens

Third - Fifth Grade Dean

Melissa Henry

Sixth - Eighth Grade Dean

Shelia Williams

Kindergarten - 1st Grade Dean

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


Arecia Williams


Dr. Christine Wade


Teressa Williams


Lisa Thomas-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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