Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Russell

Natalia Russell is the principal at Catherine C. Blackwell, a Detroit Public School Community District institute. Ms. Russell is a devoted educator of change with over 20 years of experience positively effecting the lives of students. She has extensive knowledge in turnaround educational reform and possesses certifications in Education Administration (K-12), Special Education--Learning Disabled, and Elementary Education. Ms. Russell fosters the development and growth. Ms. Russell is a strong supporter and champion of her students, her teachers, her support staff, their “BIG IDEAS” and projects which helps to foster an environment which allows them to continually succeed. This has enabled and motivated her teachers to develop into caring educators who consistently earn recognition through awards, grants, and nominations as global competitors.



MAT Marygrove College

M.A.Ed. Leadership, Marygrove College

B.A., Political Science, Fisk University