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Davis Named Brittin Elementary School Principal

For Immediate Release — August 14, 2014 | Brittin ES
: DDESS Public Affairs Officer | 678-364-8044

Dr. Theresa Davis

Dr. Theresa Davis

PEACHTREE CITY, GA. — August 14, 2014 — Dr. Elizabeth Middlemiss, Interim Director for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS) and Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS)-Cuba, announced today that Dr. Theresa Davis has been named principal of Brittin Elementary School, at Fort Stewart, Ga., in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District.

Dr. Davis comes to DoDEA from the Tucson (Ariz.) Unified School District, where she was an elementary school principal - served as an instructional leader, coached and developed teacher leaders; monitored the delivery and evaluation of programs; provided logistical support for the school as well as managed the school's daily operations. She served as a principal in Rockford (Ill.) Public School District, as a Special Education administrator, an assistant high school principal and a Special Education public school teacher.

"We are excited to have Dr. Davis join the South Carolina/Ft. Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba School District family," said Dr. Samantha Ingram, SC/FS/DoDDS-Cuba District Superintendent. "She brings a wealth of knowledge in the areas of curriculum and instruction, data driven instruction and school management."

Originally from Chicago, Ill., Dr. Davis earned a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Sociology, a Master's Degree in Education and teaching credentials, all from Northern Illinois University. She earned her Master's of Arts Degree in School Leadership and Administration from Chicago State University. Her Doctorate in Leadership with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction was completed at the University of Phoenix, in Arizona.