Principal, Sci Academy, New Orleans
Rhonda Dale is the Principal of Sci Academy. Ms. Dale joined Sci Academy as a founding teacher in 2008. During her tenure at Sci Academy, she has served as an academic dean, a culture dean, and an English teacher. Her efforts in the classroom directly correlated to Sci Academy’s consistent success and academic performance. In 2009, Mrs. Dale was named the Louisiana Public Charter School Association’s Teacher of the Year. Prior to joining the Sci Academy team, she taught for six years in schools in Texas and New Orleans, including George Washington Carver High School. In addition to her experience in the classroom, she has held a variety of roles in education, including three years as an online high school administrator and as a facilitator or professional development and coach of new teachers. Mrs. Dale holds a BA in Political Science with a minor in English from Western State University. She recently completed the inaugural year of the Relay Graduate School of Education's National Principals Academy Fellowship.