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Akron Digital offers Student-Centered Learning for Grades 6-12

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Senior Staff.

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Head of School, Director of Programming

LaShawn Terrell, Ed.S.

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Ms.Terrell is impassioned about learner success and commits to setting a tone of academic excellence for all students. She is a lifelong learner who believes all students are capable of achieving at high levels. She holds an educational specialist degree from Liberty University and two masters degrees in education administration and instructional technology from The University of Akron.

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Director of Special Education

Linda Daugherty, M.Ed.

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Linda is a Youngstown State University graduate with a B.S. in Education and a Masters in Education Administration. She taught students with special needs for ten years. As a fifteen year member of the Trumbull County Educational Service Center she managed the special education activities of several Trumbull County school districts as well as classrooms for students in alternate placements.

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Director of Instruction, Principal

Teresa K. Brown-Sayles, M.Ed.

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Teresa Brown- Sayles earned her Master of Education degree in Organizational Leadership from Cleveland State University. She comes to the Akron Digital Academy with over fifteen years of experience in Urban Education. With her extensive experience in staff training and development, mentoring, instructional leadership, and education administration we are confident that she will be able to drive the academic needle of the school in a positive direction. A visionary leader and strong collaborator, she is known for establishing strong relationships with stakeholders, parents, faculty members, agencies and administrators. Sayles envisions her role at ADA as the change agent for delivering effective classroom instruction to all of our students. Amidst her many commendations, Teresa K. Brown Sayles was voted School Administrator of the year by the Ohio School Choice association (May 2012), and was also a 2013 recipient of the “Who’s Who in Black Cleveland” distinction celebrating African-American achievement in the Cleveland area.

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Director of Operations

Katona West

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Katona West earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Akron.  Her strong background in mathematics concentration led her to assist adult learners in obtaining their diplomas. She brings Corporate Operations experience to Akron Digital Academy which marries well to the landscape of urban education. West possesses a highly developed sense of competency and urgency in the creation of standard operating procedures.  Katona West exemplifies compassion and integrity.

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