School Staff

School Leader

Cody Lown

School Leader

Cody Lown came to The Leona Group in 2021 to serve as the Instructional Coach at Detroit Public Safety Academy. In 2022, he took over as the School Leader at DPSA. Prior to working in education, Mr. Lown earned a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Kansas, and a Master of Science from Michigan State University. Since entering the field of education, he has served in both teaching and leadership capacities in multiple schools in the Detroit area. Mr. Lown believes in the power of education, and is excited to help students prepare for life after high school. 

Teaching Staff

Jasmine Arnold

Math Interventionist

Sean Coston


Sandra Dennis

MTSS Counselor

Jeffrey Hoag

Social Studies Teacher

Latonia Gee

Drop Out Prevention Coordinator

Kaitlyn Long

Science Teacher

Alexandria Von Ausdall


Sherida Sargent

Electives Teacher

Relmar Duffy

Reading Interventionist

Tasaun Zeigler

Phys Ed. Teacher 


Additional Staff

Dawn Nelson

Office Staff

Sheldon Richard


Bernard Stephens


Kristine Mahan

Instructional Coach

Pamela Johnson



Lanice Glenn

Food Service

Ronald Booth

Attendance Coordinator

Jenorris Jackson

Behavior Interventionist &

Dean of Students

Alan Gee

LRE Aide

Shacora Gee

Special Education Aide