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A Message from the Principal

LaTanya  Dunbar-Davis  is  a native of Woodville, Mississippi and a 1994 graduate of Wilkinson County High School.   In 1999, Davis graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Tougaloo College.  In 2001, she began her teaching career in Jackson Public School District. She was named Davis Magnet IB’s Teacher of the Year twice.  She was also featured in the The Clarion-Ledger in 2005 in a feature article entitled “Jackson Public School increase in Math State Test.”

LaTanya continued her education in 2002, where she attended Jackson State University and obtained her Master of Arts in Teaching Elementary Education.  In 2011, she obtained her Master of Educational Leadership from Jackson State University. 

LaTanya has also taught in Hinds County School District and Madison County School District.

In 2015, LaTanya began her administrative career in Natchez-Adams School District as assistant principal at Susie B. West Elementary School.

LaTanya has served as a teacher, 21st Century Summer Site Coordinator, and an assistant principal. She is currently principal at Robert Lewis Magnet School.

She is the proud mother of Corey Dwayne (13) and Casey Douglas (11).

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Biology, Tougaloo College

Master of Arts Teaching in Elementary  Education, Jackson State University

Master of Educational Leadership, Jackson State University 


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