Meet Our Administrators
Welcome to WAVA and the beginning of our 2019-20 School Year!
We are so excited to have you with us this year. Whether this is your first year at WAVA or your 10th, we want to make sure to partner with you for your success! While your teacher is your first go to for any help or questions you might have, we also have a team of school level support to help you throughout the year. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us should you have questions or need support.
Meet Our Head of School - Summer Shelton
WAVA’s Head of School is Summer Shelton. Ms. Shelton has worked in education for nearly twenty years. Prior to her service at WAVA, Ms. Shelton served as a building leader in the School District of Philadelphia to increase academic and educational experience outcomes for traditionally underrepresented students and families. Before landing in Philadelphia, Ms. Shelton held leadership roles at K12. She served as the Academic Professional Development Coordinator at ISPA, in which she orchestrated the training of all staff during the launch year. As the Instructional Specialist for the Northern Region of K12, she played an integral part in launching programs as part of the Students First initiative. Ms. Shelton began her K12 career as a classroom teacher and leader at TNVA in 2011.
Earlier in her career, Ms. Shelton was an educational leader in Tennessee, Mississippi, Czech Republic, and South Korea. She holds a B.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from The University of Southern Mississippi and a M.Ed. in Learning & Technology from Western Governors University. She received her leadership certification through Philadelphia’s Pathways to Leadership in Urban Schools program. Summer is passionate about equity in education, and she is excited to serve the students and families of Washington through WAVA.
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