Administration

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Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in elementary education. Master of Science in educational administration. Doctor of Philosophy in educational administration. Education Specialist in Educational Leadership.

Dr. Teresa Barnes, Principal

Dr. Teresa Barnes will serve as principal of Blackburn Middle School for the 2022-2023 school year. Dr. Barnes previously served as assistant principal at Provine High School. She offered support in administration and supervision, academic policy, school assessment, design and delivery of professional development, and implementation of curricular standards. Her career began in JPS during the late ‘90s.  Dr. Barnes went from teaching elementary scholars to serving in a progressive role as a district-level administrator specializing in curriculum, instruction, assessment, and teacher support. Before returning to JPS, Dr. Barnes was an assistant director at the Mississippi Community College Board.

Dr. Barnes matriculated at Jackson State University, earning a Bachelor of Science in elementary education, a Master of Science in educational administration, and a Doctor of Philosophy in educational administration. She also earned an Education Specialist in Educational Leadership at Mississippi College.

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Mrs. Edna Drakes-Washington

8th Grade Assistant Principal

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Dr. Cindy Thomas

7th Grade Assistant Principal

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Mr. Cedric Crump

6th Grade Assistant Principal