Ms. Lakia Washington, Interim Acting Principal
Ms. Washington serves as one of the I.A. Principal at the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. She has been teaching for the NYCDOE for 11 years. She was born and raised in the Bronx. She received her undergraduate degree in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She was an NYC Teaching Fellow and received her Masters in Special Education/ K-8 from Mercy College. She began teaching in District 75 at the OTC McSweeney for 3 years before transitioning to their Inclusion program at the Bronx School of Law, Government, and Justice. Ms. Washington began teaching at Eagle Academy for Young Men in the Bronx 7 years ago. She was a founding member of the middle school team in the Bronx. She enjoys sports, music, traveling, and spending time with her 3 children.
Contact info: LWashington@eagleharlem.org
Ms. Davis is the Assistant Principal of the Eagle Academy for Young Men of Harlem. She was born and raised for most of her life in Harlem, NY. When she began her career with the NYCBOE as a paraprofessional (educational assistant) she never knew “her calling had found her.” After graduating cum laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from City College of New York, Ms. Davis pursued her Master of Science in Education from Hunter College as an NYC Teaching Fellow. During her tenure as a teacher, she taught PK-grades 6, general education and gifted and talented, as well as SAT test prep and college and career counseling to high school sophomores and juniors.
Ms. Davis has helped to cultivate a collaborative learning environment among her colleagues. In her roles as grade team leader and an Instructional Lead, she has been a member of curriculum development teams, organized professional development plans, and has lead and developed grade level training sessions. Being a lifelong learner is a goal of Ms. Davis’. She is pursuing a Master of Science in Special Education at Fordham University to be able to better address the changing needs of today’s student population. Ms. Davis also holds Advanced Post-Graduate certificates in Literacy from Fordham University and in Educational Leadership from Stonybrook University.
Ms. Davis looks forward to being a part of a team that will inspire and nurture the young men of Eagle Harlem to develop into the promising leaders of tomorrow. Having raised sons, she understands the importance and the urgency of the task which Eagle Academy has undertaken and is eager to be a contributing member of the “village”.
Ms. Catrice Davis, Assistant Principal