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Tia Lites, Ed.D

Head Of School/Principal
Davis Leadership Academy

Dr. Tia Lites is currently the Principal of the Helen Y. Davis
Leadership Academy Charter Public School in Boston, MA;
which is the only Historically Black College/ University
schematically themed Middle School in its District. In
Addition to her Secondary School Leadership, Tia is a
Practicum Professor & Lecturer at the University of
Massachusetts-Boston within the Graduate School of
Education/ Educational Administration Program. In 2021,
Tia founded "" to support culturally
proactive Educators based on her professional practice using the Culturally Responsive School Leadership Framework within her own school community.

Her devotion is advancing successful, evidence-based practices in teaching and learning for students of color by fostering academic advancement pathways, creating a professional development pipeline designed to promote pedagogical experimentation, and designing creative delivery
methods for quality instructional practices.

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