Principal, Newark School of Data Science & Information Technology
Dr. Liana Summey has served in her career of education for ten years within the Newark Board of Education as an English teacher, program director, and central office administrator. She is the current, founding principal of the Newark School of Data Science & Information Technology, which opened its doors in 2021. Dr. Summey is a staunch believer in the unique talents and gifts of every child and brings a philosophy and background of innovative and personalized, culturally relevant education. She believes that teaching and learning should be exciting and prepare students not only for the 21st Century challenges of the workforce and the economy, but also to become civic leaders who work to make the world a better place and strengthen all communities.