Dr. Drewana Bey is in her first year as the Instructional Superintendent of Secondary Schools for Cluster 8. Dr. Bey works with high school principals in order to continue to increase graduation rates, decrease ninth grade retention and suspension rates, while improving instructional effectiveness and student achievement indicators. Dr. Bey completed her Bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Master’s in Educational Administration from Trinity University (DC), and Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Bowie State University in 2011. She has over seventeen years of educational experience as a middle school science teacher, high school chemistry teacher, assistant principal, high school principal, central office organizational culture facilitator, mentor principal and supervising principal for school system resident principals. Throughout her leadership, Dr. Bey has had numerous opportunities to lead principals and central office staff through various professional development opportunities aligned to school improvement, positive school culture, implementation of state standards and instructional coaching/feedback. She is extremely excited to join the DCPS team.
Cluster VIII includes Ballou HS, Ballou STAY, Coolidge HS, Ellington School of the Arts, Luke C. Moore Academy, McKinley Technology EC, Phelps HS, School Without Walls, Wilson HS, and Woodson HS.