Aja Alexander, Dean of Students

Aja Alexander, Dean of Students

Aja Alexander has a strong commitment to inspiring the youth and assisting students reach their full potential. As a Detroit, Michigan native, Ms. Alexander began her educational experience at Eastern Michigan University obtaining not only a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Mathematics but also a master’s degree in Urban/Diversity Education.  This master’s has served as a great guide for learning the best practices for instructing and motivating the population she has so much desired to educate.  Ms. Alexander has also obtained a Master’s in Educational Administration within her 7 years of teaching.  She has made significant contributions to the overall school culture at AMS including leading various student organizations, a participant in several school committees and assisting in numerous after school events.  Previously, her classroom has been featured as a Verizon Innovative Learning Model Classroom, available for classroom visits from in and out of school educators.  Furthermore, she has been a presenter for in-district professional development and for out-of-district conferences such as the VILs Virtual Conference and VILs Cohort 5 Leader Summit.  Ms. Alexander has been told she has a natural gift of educating and leading and she is eager to continue to display this as she continues her educational journey as the Dean of Students at Austin Middle School.