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Barbara T. Bottoms

Barbara

Barbara Bottoms is an elementary school principal with a passion for educating children.  That passion has propelled her through a career with Prince George’s County Public School System for the past 29 years.... Read more about Barbara T. Bottoms

Afie Mirshah-Nayar

AfieMirshah-NayarDr. Afie Mirshah-Nayar has worked in the field of education for nearly 20 years. During her professional career her focus has been on the education of high school students. Her professional experiences include both school based and central office based positions.... Read more about Afie Mirshah-Nayar

Ava Tasker-Mitchell

AvaTasker-MitchellAva Tasker-Mitchell is an Instructional Director/Assistant Superintendent of Schools in the Prince George’s County Public School System. In this position, she coaches and supervises a cluster of fourteen schools.... Read more about Ava Tasker-Mitchell

Ebony Cross Shields

EbonyCrossShieldsEbony Love Shields received her undergraduate degree in 1997 from South Carolina State University where she graduated with honors as an Early Childhood Education Major. Upon graduation she began her career with Prince George’s County Public School System, where she has taught grades ranging from pre-kindergarten to fourth grade.... Read more about Ebony Cross Shields

Nikī' Newman-Brown

NikiNewman-Brown

Dr. Newman-Brown has spent 17 years in public education. She began her work in education as a classroom teacher in Prince George’s County Public Schools. She has remained in the school district moving through various positions such as an Elementary Education Teacher, Assistant Principal, Resident Principal, and Principal.... Read more about Nikī' Newman-Brown

Melissa McGuire

Melissa McGuireDr. Melissa Glee McGuire is currently an Associate Superintendent in Prince George's County Public Schools. She is responsible for 70 early childhood centers, elementary, middle, and high schools.  Under her leadership she supervises 5 Instructional Directors (Principal Supervisors), performance specialist, athletics departments and special projects office.... Read more about Melissa McGuire

Elizabeth Saunders

Elizabeth SaundersElizabeth Saunders is an Improvement Specialist in Prince George’s County Public Schools’ Office of Continuous Systemic Improvement.   An essential role in this position is to facilitate the implementation of the Data Wise Improvement Process.  She is also a facilitator for Central Office School Support Network meetings, a structure for bringing school personnel and central office supports together to engage in learning and thinking about the best way to galvanize central office support for impacted schools.... Read more about Elizabeth Saunders

Carletta Marrow

Carletta MarrowCarletta Marrow is an Instructional Director (ID) in the Prince George’s County Public School System. In this position, Dr. Marrow serves as a principal supervisor, coach and supporter. As an Instructional Director, it her role to build the capacity of the 12 principal’s she serves on the K-12 level instructionally as well as enhance their leadership behaviors to impact the instructional core.... Read more about Carletta Marrow

Rotunda Floyd-Cooper

Rotunda Floyd-CooperProud principal at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School in Beltsville, MD, Rotunda is a recent graduate of the Doctoral Educational Leadership Program at the University of Maryland-College Park. Her research was focused on indicators influencing private school choice among middle class and upper middle class African American families.... Read more about Rotunda Floyd-Cooper

Tasheka L. Green

Takesha L. GreenTasheka L. Green is a transformational servant leader who leads with the heart of a servant but the mind of a leader. She views leadership not as a job or career, but a calling with a greater purpose. Tasheka Green is a transformational leader, educator, inspirational speaker, coach, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist.... Read more about Tasheka L. Green

Trina Hayes

Trina HayesTrina Hayes is a Systemic Improvement Specialist in Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland.  An essential role in this position is to facilitate the implementation of the Data Wise Improvement Process.... Read more about Trina Hayes

Donna Lyons Drakeford

Donna Lyons DrakefordDonna Lyons Drakeford currently serves as a Systemic Improvement Specialist in Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland. Facilitating the implementation of the Data Wise Improvement Process for school leaders and leadership teams and division/department leaders and leadership teams.... Read more about Donna Lyons Drakeford

Felice DeSouza

Felice DeSouza is a Systemic Improvement Specialist for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS) in Maryland. A key role of this position is to facilitate the implementation of the Data Wise Improvement Process.... Read more about Felice DeSouza

Rhonda Hawkins

Dr. Rhonda Hawkins is an Accountability Specialist in Prince George's County Public Schools, one of the largest urban school districts situated in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Over the course of the last two decades, her career as an educator has provided invaluable opportunities culminating in her current role as a coach leading districts through school improvement processes.... Read more about Rhonda Hawkins