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Bachelors in Psychology Masters in Educational Leadership Masters in Elementary Education

Mr. Willie Tucker

Mr. Tucker was born in Birmingham, Alabama and came to Detroit at the age of 4. He attended Detroit Public Schools, graduating from Martin Luther King Jr. Sr. High School. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from The University of Wisconsin-Stout, a Masters Degree in Leadership from Grand Valley State University, and a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Wayne State University. This is his 7th year working with DPSCD, with 2 years in the classroom, and this year marks his 5th year as a Dean of Culture. Mr. Tucker also served 7 Years as a Dean in Charter Schools and has been working successfully with the youth of Detroit since 1991. Dean Tucker is extremely motivated for his first year at Carleton Elementary School and looking forward to a new and exciting school year.