The Miner community welcomes Ms. LaToya Coleman as Miner's new Assistant Principal!
AP Coleman has served over 16 years in public school education. She began her tenure in Prince George’s County Public Schools where she was an elementary school teacher. After earning her Standard and Professional certification from the Maryland Department of Education, she served 8 years teaching 2nd grade.
She joined the District of Columbia Public Schools in 2013 where she was selected as a Capital Commitment Fellow. This program was designed to highlight the top 50 new recruits to the district. These individuals had a track record of success with students and would become teacher leaders in DCPS. Ms. Coleman served as a 3rd and 4th grade math teacher before becoming a Math Instructional Coach. In 2019, Ms. Coleman was promoted to serve as the AP at Payne Elementary School.
Ms. Coleman holds an OSSE Teaching Certification for grades PreK3 - 6th and OSSE Standard Administrative Services Credentials. She also holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Coppin State University and a Master of Arts for K-12 Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Phoenix.
AP Coleman states: "I am a fair and active leader that models with actions, makes decisions with care, and learns by listening. I am excited to serve the Miner School Community as your Assistant Principal for the 2021-2022 SY."