Meet Our Staff

Our talented instructors are certified in the areas they teach, and many of them hold master’s degrees. Our teachers are lifelong learners and are consistently enriched by the most current educational professional development. Our teachers are here to help your child find joy in learning that will help them flourish as they transition into high school.


Dr. Violet Cox

Superintendent of AWC Schools

Dr. Walter Simmons

Ramah School Board Chair

Mrs. Celeste Giles

B.A., M.Ed. Principal - Ramah Junior Academy

Mrs. Juanita Walker

B.A., M.Ed. Assistant Principal


Mrs. Juanita Walker

Team Leader K-4, 1st & 2nd Language Arts

Mrs. Elizabeth Crider

1st & 2nd Grade Team Language Arts

Mrs. Naomi O'Sullivan

3rd & 4th Grade Team Math/Science/Social Studies

Ms. Janviere Lavender

7th & 8th Grade Team Math/Science/Social Studies

Mrs. Mary Wheet

Kindergarten Team Language Arts

Mrs. Charity White

1st & 2nd Grade Team Math/Science/Social Studies

Mr. Demond Robinson

5th & 6th Grade Team Math/Science

Ms. Ebony John

7th & 8th Grade Team Language Arts

Ms. Virtue Harris

Kindergarten Team Math/Science/Social Studies

Mrs. Paula Saunders

3rd & 4th Grade Team Language Arts

Ms. Brenda Hardy

5th & 6th Grade Team Language Arts


Pastor Randall Giles

Dean of Students & S.T.E.M. (Coding and Robotics)

Senorita Anna Reho


Mrs. Gladys Crider


Ms. Janviere Lavender


Mr. Reuel White

Music & P.E.

Supporting Faculty

Mrs. Laura Cochran

Title 1 Teacher

Ilka Gordon

Title 1 Teacher

Ms. Sue Pollak

Math Coach

Judi Vilensky

Title 1 Teacher

Mrs. Valores Andrews

Language Arts Coach

Supporting Staff

Mrs. Kia Nickens


Mr. Harold Martin


Mrs. Colleen Michell


Mrs. Joy Mmakasa

Lunch Coordinator

Mrs. Angel Howard