Our Crew

The strategy that Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys will use to get this work done for our sons requires a deep commitment to the mission of boys and an exact skill set. Some schools struggle and fail because of a lack of attention to the details of how good schools operates. Good school functioning requires love, dedication, management and oversight. The Leadership Team is designed to meet those needs and to build Statesmen College Preparatory Academy for Boys in the way that ensure its success.



Administration and Operations

Name Role Contact
Baptiste, Edwin Special Education Coordinator edwinbaptiste@statesmenboys.org
Berry, Makaylah Instructional Aide-4th makaylahberry@statesmenboys.org
Bethea, Lamar Associate Director of Development lamarbethea@statesmenboys.org
Browne, Jaynelle Operations Associate  jaynellebrowne@statesmenboys.org 
BuggBey, Jefferson Lower School Dean jeffersonbuggbey@statesmenboys.org
Burgess, Kenya Human Resources/Executive Assistant kenyaburgess@statesmenboys.org
Carter, Javan Upper School Dean javancarter@statesmenboys.org
Charles, Brandon Social Worker brandoncharles@statesmenboys.org
Craig, Rictor Director of Instruction/Principal rictorcraig@statesmenboys.org
Felder, Lenora Director of Special Projects lenorafelder@statesmenboys.org
Hardnett, Shawn CEO shawnhardnett@statesmenboys.org
Harris, Stephone Director of Operations stephoneharris@statesmenboys.org
Jackson, Randolph Operations Associate randolphjackson@statesmenboys.org
LaBarbera, John Dean of Specialized Instruction johnlabarbera@statesmenboys.org
Pugh, Trey Dean of Specialized Instruction treypugh@statesmenboys.org
Smith, Melvin Behavior Support Coordinator  melvinsmith@statesmenboys.org 
Stewart, Kaedan Special Education Coordinator kaedenstewart@statesmenboys.org

Lower School

Name Role Contact
Antwi, Emmanuel ELA Lead- 5th emmanuelantwi@statesmenboys.org
Baptiste, Edwin ELA Student Support Specialist- 4th edwinbaptiste@statesmenboys.org
Brinson, Ashley Behavior Tech (4th/5th) ashleybrinson@statesmenboys.org
Davis, Imani Math Lead- 5th imanidavis@statesmenboys.org
Chitty, Crystal Math Student Support Specialist- 4th/5th crystalchitty@statesmenboys.org
Cunningham, Cassie Instructional Behavior Tech- 4th cassiecunningham@statesmenboys.org
Dale, Tyrell ELA Lead- 4th tyrelldale@statesmenboys.org
Garner, Tonya  Dedicated Aide- 5th  tonyagarner@statesmenboys.org 
Gordon, Kaila  Instructional Behavior Tech- 5th  kailagordon@statesmenboys.org 
Harps, Pierre  ELA Student Support Specialist- 5th  pierreharps@statesmenboys.org 
Harris, Jordan  Dedicated Aide- 5th  jordanharris@statesmenboys.org 
Harris, William  Literary Support Specialist (4th-8th)   williamharris@statesmenboys.org  
Lopes, Kayla Math Student Support Specialist- 4th kaylalopes@statesmenboys.org 
McLeod, Kanaya Dedicated Aide- 5th   kanayamcleod@statesmenboys.org 
Nicoleau, Alexander Math Student Support Specialist- 5th alexandernicoleau@statesmenboys.org
Obanla, Samuel Math Lead- 4th samuelobanla@statesmenboys.org
Robinson, Benjamin Instructional Aide- 4th benjaminrobinson@statesmenboys.org
Rowe, Christian STEM Lead- 4th/5th christianrowe@statesmenboys.org
Stocks, Teron Kings Instructional Aide- 4th/5th teronstocks@statesmenboys.org
Small, Zyshonne Kings Lead- 4th/5th zyshonnesmall@statesmenboys.org
Stevens, Jai Dedicated Aide- 5th jaistevens@statesmenboys.org

Middle School

Name Role Contact
Carey, Brittany Dedicated Aide- 6th brittanycarey@statesmenboys.org
Clark, Amen Dedicated Aide- 6th amenclark@statesmenboys.org
Crawford, Tiyonna Dedicated Aide (6th Grade) tiyonnacrawford@statesmenboys.org
Davis, Vionnia Dedicated Aide- 6th vionniadavis@statesmenboys.org
Jones, Angela Arts Instructional Aide- 6th angelajones@statesmenboys.org
Harris, William Literacy Student Support Specialist (4th-8th) williamharris@statesmenboys.org
Harvey, Brittany Arts Lead- 6th brittanyharvey@statesmenboys.org
Jefferson, Jalicia Math Lead- 6th jaliciajefferson@statesmenboys.org
Jefferson, Rahdi Kings Lead- 6th rahdijefferson@statesmenboys.org
Lucas, Donovan STEM Instructional Assistant- 6th donovanlucas@statesmenboys.org
McNeill, Damante  Behavior Tech- 6th  damantemcneil@statesmenboys.org
Pugh, Trey Math Student Support Specialist- 6th treypugh@statesmenboys.org
Simpson, Romance ELA Lead- 6th romancesimpson@statesmenboys.org
Traynham, Tony Instructional Behavior Tech- 6th tonytraynham@statesmenboys.org
Tsaba, Isaiah Kings Instructional Aide- 6th isaiahtsaba@statesmenboys.org
White, Kiajuana STEM Lead- 6th kiajuanawhite@statesmenboys.org
Williams, Charles ELA Lead- 6th charleswilliams@statesmenboys.org


Upper School

Name Role Contact
Carey, Brittany Dedicated Aide- 7th brittanycarey@statesmenboys.org
Carswell, Michael ELA Lead- 7th/8th michaelcarswell@statesmenboys.org
DeJohnette, Sharrieff Kings Lead- 7th/8th sharriedffd@statesmenboys.org
Fleming, Denae Instructional Aide (7th/8th) denaefleming@statesmenboys.org
Funny, Kenneth Instructional Aide 7th/8th kennethfunny@statesmenboys.org
Harris, William Literacy Student Support Specialist (4th-8th) williamharris@statesmenboys.org
Holmes, Niko Instructional Behavior Tech- 7th nikoholmes@statesmenboys.org
Johnson, ChaTia ELA Student Support Specialist- 7th/8th chatiajohnson@statesmenboys.org
Jones, Darius Math Instructional Assistant- 7th/8th dariusjones@statesmenboys.org
LaBarbera, John Math Student Support Specialist- 7th/8th johnlabarbera@statesmenboys.org
Lucas, Alton Instructional Behavior Tech (7th/8th) altonlucas@statesmenboys.org
Mack, Halima Kings Instructional Aide- 7th/8th halimaglivens@statesmenboys.org
Murphy, Kalyn STEM Instructional Aide- 7th/8th kalynmurphy@statesmenboys.org
Shammet, Iman STEM Lead- 7th/8th imanshammet@statesmenboys.org
Simpson, Romance  Arts Lead- 7th/8th  romancesimpson@statesmenboys.org 
Vaughn, Hannah Math Lead- 7th/8th hannahvaughn@statesmenboys.org
White, Anthony  ELA Student Support Specialist- 7th/8th  anthonywhite@statesmenboys.org 

Mental Health

Name Role Contact
Abate, Emily School Counselor emilyabate@statesmenboys.org
Adeyola, Fadil Paving the Way failadeyola@statesmenboys.org
Harrison, Aubrey WISE aubrey@medstarwise.org
Jessman, Anna WISE anna@medstarwise.org
Thomas, D'Juan Director of Wellness djuanthomas@statesmenboys.org