Dr. Drewana Bey's life mission is to serve the school communities of DCPS to ensure all secondary students have access to rigorous educational programming and opportunities that support their goals and passions to obtain postsecondary success. 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 twenty-two years of educational experience as a middle/high school chemistry teacher, assistant principal, high school principal, central office organizational culture facilitator, mentor principal and supervising principal for school system resident principals. Prior to her appointment as Chief of Secondary Schools, Dr. Bey was the Instructional Superintendent for Cluster 8, which saw continuous gains in student PARCC performance, Advanced Placement performance and participation, Ninth-grade promotion, and graduation rate improvement. 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. Her unwavering belief in the brilliance and talent of DCPS students and staff is what solidifies her commitment to K-12 public education.