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Wadsworth Magnet School

Dekalb County Schools

Asst. Principal

Assistant Principal Of Instruction


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.