Dr. Keyona Powell Named New Paseo Principal
Dr. Keyona Powell has been named principal of Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts. Dr. Powell, previously Dean of Students at Northeast High School, stepped in this spring as Paseo’s interim principal.
Dr. Powell holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana, a Master’s of Science in Counseling from The University of the District of Columbia and a PhD in Education Leadership from George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. With 15 years of experience in education, Dr. Powell promotes student academic and social emotional development by enhancing the student experience through partnerships, program innovation, classroom instruction, direct support and a supportive, inclusive school culture. Utilizing an innovative leadership lens, Dr. Powell contributes to students' and staffs' individual development through the creation of a vibrant, healthy, resilient and rigorous learning environment. She is committed to furthering excellence at Paseo.