Chavez Prep Middle School Leadership Team
Principal - Dr. Yetunde Reeves
Dr. Yetunde Reeves has served as a transformational school leader since 2005 and most recently as the Principal of Ballou High in Washington, DC. Prior to joining DC Public Schools in 2014, Dr. Reeves was the Executive Director of Secondary Education for the Hayward Unified School District. Dr. Reeves has also served as Principal of the East Palo Alto Academy High School for two years. Among Dr. Reeves’ greatest accomplishments is co-designing and leading EXCEL High School in Oakland, California. There, Dr. Reeves and her team were able to create a college going culture and many of these practices were implemented in other schools.
Dr. Reeves completed her National Board Certification in Social Studies, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of New Orleans and a master’s degree in Education from UCLA. Dr. Reeves completed a master’s and doctoral program in Leadership from Mills College. Her dissertation focused on creating a college going culture in urban schools.
Dr. Reeves has served schools in various capacities, including a social studies teacher and Assistant Principal and is committed to social justice education. Her passion is working with students of color and supporting first generation college students. Ballou has received recognition for the restorative justice approach to school climate and their success in creating a school wide college going culture. All students in the Class of 2017 applied to at least one college and were accepted to a 2- or 4-year college.
Dr. Reeves’ leads a team of educators, in collaboration with partners, who believe that their students will change the narrative about students of color. They are committed to transforming the educational experience of their students and ultimately improving their community.
Chavez Prep Middle School Leadership Directory
|Last Name||First Name||Job Title Description|
|Barbour||Keitra||Dean of Culturefirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Cook||Latasha||Dean of Cultureemail@example.com|
|Trice||Myisha||Senior Manager of Campus Operationsfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Allison||Gunter||Special Education Coordinatoremail@example.com|
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