Dr. Miranda Ming, Principal
Dr. Miranda Ming, has served in both the education and corporate field and completed her sixth year in the Jennings School District,. Beginning her collegiate career at Alabama A & M University, but soon returning to the St. Louis area to obtain her Bachelors , Masters, and Doctorate Degree from the University of Missouri St. Louis. Due to her stellar performance at UMSL, she has been featured on billboards and in local commercials discussing how education transforms lives.
As an educator, she focused on student achievement & engagement by obtaining an average of over 90% Proficient & Advanced College Prep students, and over 60% Proficiency for traditional students on the End of Course Exams. Dr. Ming focuses on developing rigorous and engaging instructional practices, while building relationships with staff, students, community members, and parents. She believes that the possibilities for 21st century learners who are working to eliminate barriers are limitless.
Dr. Ming is the co-owner of KM Educational Design. She works to establish partnerships and collaborations with corporations, higher educational institutions, and community resources to provide a ‘one stop shop’ at school. It is her belief that we our youth cannot afford for us to wait. Dr. Ming has a love of literature and seeks to change the rhetoric regarding St. Louis through her own writing. She serves as a columnist for Community News and has published a number of editorials and articles. Her most recent co-authored piece has been published in a new book entitled, “Designing Successful Systems: Stories of Change.”
During her personal time, she enjoys traveling with her husband who is also her high school sweet heart and spending time with her beautiful daughter, Mira.
Dr. Ming believes in Rob Waldrop’s words, “My life is immeasurably enriched by taking personal responsibility to do what I can, with what I have, where I am.”
Quanisha Major, Dean of Students
Nellie Mitchell, Assistant Dean of Students
Megan Prouhet, Dean of Instruction