Ms. Owens, a native of Dekalb County and product of the Dekalb County School System,
began her career in education 24 years ago as a paraprofessional at Avondale High School. A
year later, Ms. Owens began teaching mathematics at Forest Park High School in the Clayton
County Public School District. Shortly thereafter, Ms. Owens moved to Greensboro, North
Carolina, where she taught mathematics at James B. Dudley High School. She later returned to
the metro Atlanta area where she spent 11 years teaching elementary and middle school in the
Clayton County School District. Ms. Owens returned to the DeKalb County School System as
a mathematics teacher at Chamblee High School. While at Chamblee High School, Ms. Owens
also served as department chair, high achievers’ magnet program coordinator, gifted liaison,
and MTSS chair. For the last 2 years, Ms. Owens has spent serving as a high school math and
science instructional coach in a neighboring school district.
Ms. Owens earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics from Savannah State
University, a Master of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction and an Educational
Specialist degree from Cambridge College. Currently, Ms. Owens is a graduate student at The
University of Southern Mississippi.
Ms. Owens is the proud mother of an awesomely smart son, Caidan. She also has two
delightful fur babies who keep her busy, JoJo and Saint.
Ms. Owens is honored to serve as the new assistant principal of Wadsworth Magnet School for
High Achievers where she will bring her experience and passion for education to foster a
thriving learning community through collaboration with our dedicated staff, students, parents,
and school community.