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Teachers & Staff

The teachers and staff at LIFE Academy are dedicated to providing a supportive and enriching learning environment for all students. Their passion for education and commitment to student success make them a valuable asset to the school community.

Leadership

We're a multidisciplinary team based in Alabama with a passion for creating innovative ways to educate, uplift, and grow future leaders and members of the community.

Executive Director / Principal

Jamia Anderson

Assistant Principal

Arnold Stringer

Dean of Culture & Climate

Alexis Holley

Director of Operations

Robin Katsaitis

Administration

Operations Specialist

KaChairi Thomas

Counselor

Brittney Martin

Instructional Interventionist

Shikia Carter

Academic Interventionist/ Testing Coordinator

Linda Williams

Reading Specialist

Valeta Robinson-Hinson

Special Education Coordinator

Tanisha Pearson

Nurse

JeKell Porterfield

Administrative Assistant

LaQuita Redditt

Student Prevention and Support Interventionist

Brenda Owens

Security Officer

Marcus Porterfield

Teachers

Kindergarten Teacher

Cameron Broaden

Kindergarten Teacher

Shamerial Love

Kindergarten Teacher

Gabriele Streety

1st Grade Teacher

Brenda Dowdell

1st Grade Teacher

Jakia Jones

1st Grade Teacher

Makhari McCary

1st Grade Teacher

Mary Stinson

1st Grade Teacher

Ericka Turner

2nd Grade Teacher

Kiara Myles

2nd Grade Teacher

Shavon Sykes

3rd Grade Teacher

Amber Provitt

3rd Grade Teacher

Janae Thomas

4th Grade Teacher

Consquelo Johnson-Bell

P.E. Coach

David Myles

P.E. Coach

Marquise Glaze

Electives

Technology Teacher

Nikki Martin

Theater Teacher

Kayla Summerlin

Fellows

Fellow

Kelsey Dewhart

Fellow

Briana Scott

Fellow

Tammie Robinson

Academy Assistant

Academy Assistant

Makiya Selma