Detroit Public Schools Community District welcomed its new board of education at a public swearing in ceremony at Cass Technical High School on January 11, 2017. The ceremony officially ushered in the return of the school district to local control under the governance of the seven member board.
The members of the board are:
- Iris Taylor, President
- Angelique Peterson-Mayberry, Vice President
- Misha Stallworth, Secretary
- Sonya Mays, Treasury
- Deborah Hunter-Harvill
- Georgia Lemmons
- LaMar Lemmons
Board Appointments are:
Academics – Deborah Hunter-Harvill
Detroit Public Schools Foundation (DPSF) – Angelique Peterson-Mayberry
Finance – Sonya Mays
Michigan Association of School Boards (MASB) – LaMar Lemmons
Wayne County Association of School Boards (WCAS) – Misha Stallworth
DPSCD continues to build on its new start, marked by a virtually balanced budget, a comprehensive academic plan, stabilized enrollment and a host of innovative academic programs.