Phone: (601) 371-4350
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Psychology Master of Science in Administrative Leadership Doctorate degree in Executive Urban Higher Education
Dr. Willie D. Killins, Jr.
Dr. Willie Killins, Jr. relocated to Jackson from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where he was an educator and administrator in Milwaukee Public Schools. He was a Special Education Teacher, Elementary and High School Assistant Principal, and Lead Middle School Administrator in MPS schools. He also was a Small High School Developer for an intermediary of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Killins also founded the Outlook University Independent School Network. He has served as the Director of Language and Cultural Initiatives (International Studies) at Jackson State University since moving to Jackson.
Dr. Killins holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Southern University in Baton Rouge, LA; Special Education Certification from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; a Master of Science in Administrative Leadership and Director of Instruction from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, WI; and a Doctorate degree in Executive Urban Higher Education from Jackson State University.
Dr. Keisha Washington, Freshman Academy Principal
Dr. Keisha Washington is Wingfield’s Freshman Academy Principal. She comes to Wingfield with a background in educational leadership and supervision, curriculum and instruction, and teaching. Prior to returning to the Falcon Family, Dr. Washington worked as a Curriculum Specialist for the Claiborne County School District. Before that, she worked as a Program Supervisor for the Mississippi Department of Education providing technical assistance to schools throughout the State of Mississippi. She taught for Jackson Public Schools prior to receiving her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Supervision with a cognate in Higher Education. Outside of school time, Dr. Washington enjoys spending time with her family, church, and friends.
Desma Kelly, Curriculum and Instruction Principal
Ms. Kelly has been an educator and administrator since 2015. She was a science instructor at Lanier High School. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry/Biology from Florida A&M University in Tallahassee, FL; Masters of Arts in Teaching from Jackson State University; a Specialist in Educational Leadership from Mississippi College.
Spencer Gatlin, Climate and Control Principal
Michael Davis, Dean of Students