Eastern Michigan University
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Jamila Whitaker

Associate Director

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Ms. Jamila Whitaker is a graduate of Michigan State University where she received both a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Relations and Secondary Education and a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Teaching. She also has her K-12 School Administrator Certification.

Interests and Expertise

Ms. Whitaker brings 20 years of experience in education. She has spent most of her career working with public school academies. She has held positions along the K-12 continuum ranging from classroom instructor to school leader. Ms. Whitaker most recently served as the leader of the Dr. Joseph F. Pollack Academic Center of Excellence (PACE Academy). Jamila is a firm believer in the importance of positive motivation and building strong relationships with those whom she works in order to achieve maximum organizational effectiveness.

Additional Information

A native of Flint, Michigan, Jamila is a proud wife and mother now residing in the Metropolitan Detroit Area.