• Normandy Leadership Team

    Strong leadership is critical to the success of any organization -- especially school districts. Administrators at the Normandy Schools Collaborative are part of a committed team of educators and support staff focused on the success of all children. 

 Marcus C. Robinson

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Marcus C. Robinson

Superintendent of Schools    

Marcus Robinson comes to Normandy from The Opportunity Trust, where he served as the group’s Executive in Residence. In this role, Robinson worked as the systems-level education administration fellow, responsible for district and school support in urban education innovation. A St. Louis native, Mr. Robinson is a veteran educator who has earned a reputation as a turnaround specialist in urban school districts. His prior experience includes his role as the Chief Executive Officer for the Memphis Education Fund, and Chancellor & CEO for the Tindley Accelerated Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana. His teaching experience includes roles at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, and Jennings Junior High School in St. Louis County.

A native St. Louisan, Robinson earned his bachelor’s degree in English from DePauw University. He has master’s degrees in Educational Administration from Butler University (Indiana) and Columbia University in New York. Robinson is scheduled to complete his doctorate in Educational Leadership, also from Columbia University, in December.

While Robinson is a graduate of Pattonville High School, his first home was in Velda City and he attended McKinley Elementary within the Normandy School District. Robinson has earned several accolades for his work in education. He is the recipient of the Effective Practices Incentive Community (EPIC) Award for his work at Tindley Accelerated Schools. Under Robinson’s leadership, Tindley also received the U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools Award in 2010, and the Title I Distinguished School Award for closing the achievement gap.

Community involvement is important to Robinson. He is a member of several organizations including the National Association of Charter School Authorizers, National Council on Educating Black Children, the NAACP, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and the St. Louis Public Schools Consortium Partnership Network.

 

Dr. Rosiline Floyd

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Dr. Rosiline Floyd

Chief of Staff

Dr. Rosiline Floyd joins the Normandy Schools Collaborative as its new Chief of Staff. In her new role, Dr. Floyd will be responsible for overseeing large district-wide, cross-functional projects and initiatives. Dr. Floyd has an extensive background in education, but began her career as an electrical engineer, having received her bachelor’s degree in that field from Purdue University in Indiana. She later returned to school to earn a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, and her doctorate in higher educational administration from Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

Dr. Floyd has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, researcher, education advocate, and school administrator, focusing on improving elementary, secondary and post-secondary educational outcomes of students. In this work, she developed systems, conducted research, and presented locally and nationally on reducing race and socio economics-based education disparities. Dr. Floyd managed the design and delivery of on-site and online professional development content. Her research and work are rooted in implementing culturally sustaining models to promote an increase in college preparation, retention, and graduation rates for students of color, and those from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

  

Dr. Phil Pusateri

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Dr. Phil Pusateri

Associate Superintendent for School Operations/Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Pusateri is responsible for the district’s Business Office, Food Service, Maintenance/Facilities, Finance, Transportation, Safety/Security, and Payroll operations. He previously served as the Coordinator of Grants Management for Normandy.

In his previous role as Coordinator of Grants Management, Dr. Pusateri helped secure several substantial funding opportunities including the $20,000 Project Lead the Way/Toyota Foundation grant and the $1.7 million Project RESTORE grant. He was instrumental in streamlining the grants process for staff and administrators and ensuring the funds are properly managed.

Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Pusateri served as the Head of School Operations for La Salle Middle School, a charter school in St. Louis. At La Salle (and its predecessor De La Salle Middle School), he served in a variety of capacities including school principal and Accreditation Chair/Director of After School Programs. Dr. Pusateri holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Washington University and master’s degree in teaching from Webster University. He earned his doctorate degree in School Leadership from Saint Louis University.

Dr. Crystal Reiter

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Dr. Crystal Reiter

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction

Dr. Crystal Reiter joined Normandy as the Director of Curriculum & Instruction in 2017. In this role, Dr. Reiter has led the district’s academic initiatives and professional development curriculum for teachers. Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Reiter worked in the Hazelwood School District in a variety of roles including assistant superintendent, building principal and classroom teacher. She was selected for the Assistant Superintendent's role in Febraury 2021.

Dr. Reiter earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Maryville University. Her master’s degree is also in Educational Leadership, from Lindenwood University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

 Nakia Douglas

Phone: 314-493-0600

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Nakia Douglas

Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education/NHS Building Principal

Nakia Douglas is a veteran educator with extensive experience in urban public education. Prior to joining Normandy, Douglas served as the Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer at MGT/Gary Community Schools in Gary, Indiana. She also served as the National SPED (special education) Director with the Phalen Leadership Academies in Indiana and Michigan. Douglas also served as an assistant principal in the Indianapolis Public Schools. She is an experienced classroom teacher, having worked in several school districts in Illinois and Indianapolis.

Douglas earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Secondary Education from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. She earned her master’s degree in School Leadership from the University of Indianapolis, and a Education Specialist degree from Ball State University. Douglas is currently completing coursework toward her doctorate degree in Education Leadership from Ball State University in Indiana.

Dr. George Barnes

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Dr. George Barnes

Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education

Dr. George Barnes serves as the administrator of the EleMiddle (grades 1-8) schools, developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum, and managing budgets to promote the professional development of staff and improve student achievement.

Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Barnes was a principal for Rite of Passage/Canyon State Academy, a residential school in Queen Creek, Ariz. He brings more than 20 years of experience to Normandy, having served as a teacher and building principal at public and charter schools in Indiana and Arizona. He began his career as a special education teacher in Indianapolis, Ind. His experience also includes work in higher education as a clinical professor with Arizona State University Teachers’ College. He has also worked as an adjunct faculty member with the University of Phoenix, Rio Salado College, and Grand Canyon University. 

A native of Chicago, Ill., Dr. Barnes received his bachelor’s degree in History from Butler University in Indiana. He received his teaching certificate from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill. Dr. Barnes later earned a master’s degree in School Administration from Indiana University, and his doctorate in Education Leadership from the University of Phoenix.  

 Sharifah Sims-Williams

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Sharifah Sims-Williams

Director of Communications

Sharifah Sims-Williams joined the Collaborative in 2015. An experienced public relations practitioner and former journalist, Sims-Williams brings more than 25 years experience to her role. Prior to joining Normandy, she worked as a Communications Specialist with the Hazelwood School District. She has also worked in the corporate sector, working in PR/Communications roles with Express Scripts and Charter (now Spectrum) Communications. She first worked in education as a Coordinator, Internal Communications with St. Louis Community College.

Sims-Williams earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Missouri-Columbia, and her master’s degree in Leadership & Management from Webster University. She is the 2020-2021 Eastern Region Director for the Missouri School Public Relations Association. In 2017, under her leadership, the Normandy Communications department earned several awards in the annual MOSPRA awards competition including the Award of Excellence for Writing and first place for the Normandy Connections print newsletter. Sims-Williams is currently working toward her Accreditation in Public Relations certification.

 Regina Marsh

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Regina Marsh

Director of Community Partnerships & Engagement

Regina Marsh has joined Normandy in this newly created role where she will lead district strategies to provide wraparound supports for students and families, and coordinate community engagement initiatives. Marsh will also serve as the district’s Chief Attendance Officer, working with students, families and staff to eliminate barriers and streamline tracking processes for the district with attendance matters. Prior to joining Normandy, Marsh led the Booker T. Washington Community Service Center (BTWCSC) and John Burton Housing partnership in San Francisco. There she was responsible for implementation of the organization’s strategic plan, as well as directing its fundraising, marketing, financial management, and program creation and oversight.

In 2017 Marsh joined the Memphis Education Fund (MEF) as its chief operating officer. In this role, she worked with Memphis school districts to help these schools achieve their strategic objectives to improve educational outcomes for students. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University in business administration.

 Teri Green-Manson, CISSP

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Teri Green-Manson, CISSP

Chief Information Officer

Teri Green is an innovative IT leader with more than 15 years of combined experience in the telecommunications, education, and technology services industries, where she has led and planned IT infrastructures, software product deployments, and strategic operations. In her current role Green provides counsel to senior leadership when establishing Information Technology and Cybersecurity strategy, goals, and setting priorities for the district. Green is also an acting board member for SecureWorld STL, and the Missouri State University Executive Customer Experience program. She has also been nominated as CIO of the Year by the Woman IT Awards series and won Innovator/Influencer of the Year Intercon Award in 2020. Before joining Normandy full-time, Green served as the CIO/CISO with The Fantastechs, an IT consulting firm. 

 Sarah Jamison

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Sarah Jamison

Director of Human Resources

Sarah Jamison has joined Normandy as its Director of Human Resources. She brings a wealth of HR experience to this role, most recently serving as the Regional Leader for Culture and People Development with Barry-Wehmiller Design Group in St. Louis. In this role, Jamison was responsible for cultivating strategic partnerships with regional leaders to enhance employee engagement and improve organizational effectiveness.

Before joining Barry-Wehmiller, Jamison served as the Senior Human Resources Consultant with AAIM Employers’ Association. Also, she has worked as a corporate human resources manager, and is a volunteer with the St. Charles Juvenile Justice Center.

Jamison earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas, and a master’s degree in human resource management from Webster University. She is a senior certified professional with the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and has certification as an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach.