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Meet Dr. LeKeisha Griffith Sutton, a driven, determined, visionary, and passionate educator who believes that all children can demonstrate academic success. Dr. Sutton is a native of Jackson, MS and a proud graduate of John W. Provine High School. She is the daughter of the late Oliver Griffith and Joyce Reese Griffith, sister of Barbara Griffith Edwards, and mother of two daughters Kaitlyn and Kynslea. Dr. Sutton’s post high school educational experiences occurred at Jackson State University where she received a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education. She continued her educational endeavors at Mississippi College obtaining a Masters, Specialist, and Doctorate in Education degrees in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Sutton has worked in several capacities within the educational arena to include instructional assistant, teacher, district support staff, adjunct instructor, and assistant principal. Currently, Dr. Sutton is the principal of Lake Elementary School in the Jackson Public School District where she energetically serves the students, parents, and community. As principal at Lake, Dr. Sutton has motivated, energized, and organized her staff and students in ways that has resulted in significant academic gains. In two years, Lake Elementary increased in accountability rating from a failing to a high performing school. Not only has the academic success of students increased, significant increases are evident in both parental and community engagement. Dr. Sutton’s passion for educating children is evident in her daily interactions with students, staff and community members. Her passion for Lake is deeply rooted because Lake Elementary is the school that laid the foundation for her current success.
To learn more about Dr. LeKeisha, follow her @keishasutt.
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