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More Than 50 JPS Team Members Achieved Advanced Degrees in 2023-2024

May 31, 2024

JPS salutes staff members who obtained advanced degrees during the 2023-2024 school year. Their commitment to academic excellence exemplifies a high standard for our scholars to follow. They pursued and obtained master's, specialist, and doctorate degrees in mostly education-related fields, demonstrating their commitment to growth and delivering on our commitment to innovative learning experiences that prepare our scholars to solve the problems of the future.

Congratulations to these outstanding educators on completing their programs of study while maintaining their regular school duties throughout the year. We salute you.

Denavia Bell Shanice Bell Ashleya Blair-Edwards
Denavia Bell
High School Division
Education Specialist in Leadership
Shanice Bell
JTECHS
Master of Arts in Teaching
Ashleya Blair-Edwards
Blackburn Middle
Master of Policy & Leadership
Gertrude Billings
Alma Chambliss Eric Durden
Gertrude Cherris Billings
Forest Hill High
Education Specialist

Alma Chambliss
Green Elementary
Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction
Eric Durden
Cardozo Middle
Master of Arts in Education
Kierra Garner Angela Hawkins Datraonna Horton
Kierra Garner
Elementary Division I
Doctor of Leadership
Angela Hawkins
Forest Hill High
Education Specialist in Leadership
Datraonna Horton
Powell Middle
Master of Arts in Teaching
 Carkaydra Ӱ Tiffany Jones Brittni Johnson
Carkaydra Ӱ
Teaching & Learning
Master of Arts in Biblical & Theological Studies: Counseling
Tiffany Jones
School Support
Education Specialist in Leadership
Brittni Johnson
Teaching & Learning
Education Specialist in Leadership
Sarah Nicholson Brensha Richardson Trenetta Smith
Sara Nicholson
Clausell Elementary
Master of School Counseling
Brensha Richardson
Isable Elementary
Master in Business Administration
Trenetta Smith
Walton Elementary
Master of Arts in Teaching
Khalil Turner Crystal Tyson  Marek Walker
Khalilah Turner
Lester Elementary
Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health
Crystal Tyson
REAP
Education Specialist
 Marek Walker
Drop Out Prevention
Doctor of Pastoral Ministry

 

FIRST NAME

LAST NAME

SCHOOL

DEGREE

Alicia

Martin

Oak Forest Elementary

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Alma

Chambliss

Green Elementary

Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction (MECI)

Ammiesta

Stewart

Wilkins Elementary

Master of Science Elementary & Special Education

Andrea

Harris

Dawson Elementary

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Andrea

Robinson

McWillie Elementary

Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction (MECI)

Andrew

Garner

Murrah High

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Angela

Hawkins

Forest Hill High

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Arneshia

Dew

Exceptional Education

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Ashleya

Blair-Edwards

Blackburn Middle

Master of Policy and Leadership

Brensha

Richardson

Isable Elementary

Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

Brittni

Johnson

Teaching & Learning

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Candace

Beard

 Cardozo Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Carkaydra

Ӱ

Teaching & Learning

Master of Arts in Biblical & Theological Studies: Counseling

Charlotte

Rudd

Peeples Middle

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Cheryl

Moore Benjamin

Blackburn Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Cheryl

Warren

Jim Hill High

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Christy

Mason

Chastain Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Crystal

Tyson

REAP

Specialist of Education

Datraonna

Horton

Powell Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Denetra

Kendrick

School Support

Doctorate of Public Policy and Administration

Easter

Hargrave

Murrah High

Education Specialist Emotional & Behavior Disorders

Elisabeth

Ward Weston

Callaway High

Doctor of Education Leadership

Eric

Durden

Cardozo Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Felishia

Fleming

Spann Elementary

Master of Elementary Education (MEE)

Franchissica

Powell

Boyd Elementary

Education of Specialist Leadership (ESL)

JaMareous

Thompson

Van Winkle Elementary

Master of Elementary Education

Jasmine

Hardy

Spann Elementary

Bachelor of Science Elementary Education K-6

Jasmine

Whitker

Green Elementary

Master of Education Curriculum & Instruction (MECI)

Kanika

Williams-Grant

Spann Elementary

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Keara

Alexander-Hester

Bates Elementary

Specialist in Psychometry

Kena

Span

Lake Elementary

Bachelor of Science Childcare & Family Education

Khalilah

Turner

Lester Elementary

Master of Science Clinical Mental Health

Kierra

Garner

Elementary Division I

Doctor of Education Leadership

Kymberly

Hulitt-Griggs

Sykes Elementary

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Marek

Walker

Drop Out Prevention

Doctorate in Pastoral Ministry (DMin)

Meshell

Smith

Northwest Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Redmond Savannah

Poe

 Peeples Middle

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Sara

Nicholson

Clausell Elementary

Masters in School Counseling

Shacoby

Bailey

Johnson Elementary

Specialist in School Counseling

Shamara

Littlejohn

Van Winkle Elementary

Master of Science Early Childhood ED

Shanice

Bell

J-TECHS

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Shannon

Proby

Jim Hill High

Master of Elementary Special Education (MESE)

ShaVaughn

Horne-Barney

Powell Middle

Master of Education Curriculum and Instruction (MECI)

Stephanie

Thomas

 Lanier Jr./Sr. High

Specialist in Education: Psychometry

Tamatha

Berry

Lanier Jr./Sr. High

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)

Tara

Lomax

Provine High

Doctor of Education Leadership

Taschia

Thompson

Spann Elementary

Master of Elementary Education (MEE)

Tia

Hall

Lanier Jr./Sr. High

Master of Science: Mathematics

Tiffany

Jones

School Support

Education Specialist Leadership (ESL)

Tony

Porter

Blackburn Middle

Master of Elementary Education (MEE)

Trenetta

Smith

Walton Elementary

Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)