Last month, DC Public Schools announced that Andre Samuels will be assuming the role as principal at Jefferson Middle School Academy this school year.

Principal Samuels has over 16 years of experience as a leadership coach, middle school special education teacher, assistant principal and principal in DC. He began working with DCPS in 2008. Principal Samuels has his bachelor’s degree and two master’s degrees from Howard University, as well as a third master’s from Georgetown University.

Jefferson Middle School is undergoing its long-awaited modernization this school year. The 77 year-old school serves grades six through eight, and is the in-boundary middle school for Southwest.

BY Southwester Staff

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