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Ronald E. McNair High

Dekalb County Schools



Dr. Loukisha Walker, Principal
Dr. Loukisha Walker, born and raised in Covington, Georgia, is the proud daughter of Bobby & Linda Walker. After graduating Newton County High School, she matriculated through Georgia Southern University and received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics Education.
Dr. Walker began her career in education in the DeKalb County School District as a mathematics teacher at Stephenson High School. During her years as a teacher, she began working on advanced degrees in order to become more fluent in field of education and learn about education policy, curriculum and instruction and organizational leadership. She continued her graduate studies at Nova Southeastern University, receiving her Master’s degree in Management and Administration of Educational Programs and her Specialist’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction Management with Administration in 2003 and 2005, respectively. In April of 2016, the Lord blessed as she received her Doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a minor in Urban Education.
Although the current principal of Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School, Dr. Walker has served effectively in various capacities to help ensure that students receive a quality education by developing, organizing and monitoring activities that will increase student learning. Dr. Walker has committed her life’s work to educating and empowering others to reach their greatest potential. She is determined to help build young people to be effectual, productive and influential citizens.  
Dr. Walker’s educational, career and spiritual training has allowed her to bring knowledge of leadership, organization, and people skills to the all endeavors to help make solid, meaningful decisions that will impact society constructively and positively.

Dr. Barbara Long, AP Attendance & Testing
Dr. Barbara Long  is a native of Tifton, Georgia, known as "The Friendly City" and "The Reading Capital of the World" She received her B.A. in English and M.ED. in English Education from the University of Georgia in 1990. Dr. Long later pursued her Educational Leadership certification at Georgia State University. She earned a Ed.S. and Ed.D. from Argosy University in Sarasota, Florida. 

Dr. Long began her career in Gwinnet County at Norcross High School working as a Language Arts teacher. She moved to DeKalb County and worked as an English/Language Arts teacher at Ronald E. McNair High School for eleven (11) years. She began serving in administration in 2007 at Avondale High School, before returning to her beloved Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School in 2012. She is a proud Mustang!

Dr. Long resides in DeKalb County and is the mother of two handsome sons, Deric Jr. and Brian Christopher. She is a proud and active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Decatur Alumnae Chapter), as well as the DeKalb Branch of the NAACP.


Mr. Kevin Ware, AP Discipline

Kevin Ware is an educator and mentor that began his work with youth as a Paraprofessional and middle school football coach in the DeKalb County School district in 1995. In 2005, Kevin began working as a Youth Coordinator with Mayor Shirley Franklin’s Next Step Program, where he supervised thousands of Atlanta’s youth at job sites and internships throughout the city. He also assisted Atlanta Public Schools seniors with the college application process and scholarship searches. After becoming a Program Coordinator with Communities In Schools of Atlanta in 2009, Mr. Ware began working more intensely with at-risk high school students, as he mentored and assisted hundreds of students with improving behavior, increasing attendance, and excelling in the classroom. Mr. Ware has assisted many students with securing admission into college, academic scholarships, and athletic scholarships. Presently, he is serving as Post-Secondary Transition Specialist in the DeKalb County School district where he is charged with empowering students to gain post-secondary knowledge and access to the tools necessary to help achieve their educational and personal goals, while contributing in a global society as productive citizens. He earned a B.S. in Criminal Justice from the University of West Georgia. He later attended Mercer University to complete courses in Middle Grades Education, before earning a Master’s of Education in School Counseling.

Mr. Ware worked as a Student Support Specialist at Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School from 2017 until 2021. In this role he continued his enthusiasm of assisting students to be the best versions of themselves. He has coordinated many community service projects and events such as Black National AIDS Awareness parade and fundraiser, Big Brother/Big Sister Mentoring Program, McNair High School Male Empowerment Day, and the annual McNair High School College Fair, in which the 2015 fair resulted in 46 college acceptances and over $230,000 in scholarship offers. Mr. Ware is passionate about having a positive impact on the lives of young people and providing them with the necessary tools needed to become dynamic leaders in society.

Mr. Ware is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Coca-Cola Scholars Program Selection Committee, and the 100 Black Men of DeKalb County. He resides in Mableton, GA with his wife, Dr. LaVerne Ware and is the proud father of Kristen and Kaylan Ware.

Ms. Cindy A. Mosley, AP 3DE

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Cindy A. Mosley, born and raised in Southwest Atlanta, Georgia and the proud daughter of Rev. Abraham and Gladys Mosley. She is a proud mother of one son and twin daughters who all graduated from Chamblee Charter High School of Dekalb County Schools.  She graduated from Benjamin E. Mays High School, Atlanta, Ga. and received her B.S. Degree in Health Promotion and Behavior from the University of Georgia.  She received her Masters Degree in School Counseling and Educational Leadership from Jacksonville University and continued Educational Leadership studies at Nova Southeastern University Doctoral program, ABD (All But Dissertation).  Her  life mantra is “Whatever you do, strive to do it so well that no man living and no man dead and no man yet to be born could do it any better.”— Benjamin E. Mays

Ms. Mosley was an accountant for ten years before she accepted her calling to educate! She began her career at Columbia High School in 2000 as a Health and Physical Education teacher. She was the head coach of basketball, volleyball, swimming and gymnastics and Athletic Director.  She was a high school counselor and graduation coach.  She began her career as an Assistant Principal of Instruction at Lakeside High School in 2005.  She continued to serve DeKalb County schools as an Assistant Principal at Chamblee Charter High School and Cedar Grove High School. Ms. Mosley is currently serving as the Assistant Principal for 3DE at the Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School.   She is a servant leader and an advocate for youth. She believes in order for change to happen, you must be the change you want to see.  Her motto is to “model the behavior you want others to have”.  

Dr. Marcia Wingfield, AP Instruction

Dr. Marcia Wingfield is a native of Decatur, GA and graduate of Columbia High School. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Education from Bethune-Cookman University where she was a proud member of the Marching Wildcats.  

Dr. Wingfield began her career in Henry County Schools as an English teacher. Wanting to serve her community, she transitioned to DeKalb County School District in 2008 where she served at Miller Grove High School as the Junior Class Sponsor, 9th Grade Academy Team Leader, and English Language Arts Department Chair. Wanting to foster her love for dance, she also served as Auxiliary Sponsor at McNair High School with the Marching Mustangs Band from 2006-2008.  

Dr. Wingfield was called to serve her beloved McNair Community again in 2013 as the Literacy Academic Coach. In this capacity, she focused her efforts on improving the academic success of students as it relates to literacy. Believing that education cannot be separated from culture, she was instrumental in organizing various cultural experiences for students. Dr. Wingfield earned a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Mercer University in 2018. Before being appointed Assistant Principal of Instruction at Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School, she served as Assistant Principal at Miller Grove Middle School.  

Her husband Cedric and their son Stephun are proud graduates of Dr. Ronald E. McNair High School. Thus, she is fully committed to providing a positive and productive school experience that equips students with the tools to be successful. She is a proud mother and resident of DeKalb County.   

“Enter to Learn, Depart to Serve” – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune