Degrees and Certifications:
BS/Mathematics and Computer Science Langston University MA/Teaching Wayne State University MBA/Technology Management University of Phoenix Ph.D./Instructional Technology Walden University Endorsements: 6-12 Mathematics K-12 Administration
Dr. Tyese Parnell
After serving as a Systems Analyst at Ford Motor Company for several years, Tyese Parnell transitioned into education and joined the Denby High School staff in 2001 and served as a classroom math teacher for 12 years. During her tenure at Denby High School, she has served many roles, such as, SIS Coordinator, Instructional Coach, coached multiple sports, and now serves as the Assistant Principal.
Dr. Parnell is a proud graduate of Langston University where she earned her BS with a dual major in Mathematics and Computer Science. She holds her a MA in Teaching from Wayne State University and her MBA from the University of Phoenix. She received her Administrative Certificate from Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals. She is currently working to complete her Ph.D. in Education (Educational Technology) from Walden University in the summer of 2020.
Dr. Parnell has been married to D’Andrea Parnell since 2001. They are proud parents to D’Andrea and Dakota Parnell. D’Andrea is a 10th grader who plays competitive baseball and Dakota is a 7th grader who plays softball and volleyball. Outside of work, Dr. Parnell enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Degrees and Certifications:
BS/Science Western Michigan University MA/Education Wayne State University MA/Sports Administration Wayne State University Endorsements: 6-12 Health K-12 Physical Education K-12 Administration
Mr. Mario Evans
Mario Evans is a proud product of DPSCD as a
graduate of Cass Technical High School! He is dedicated to providing a high-quality education
to all DSPCD students. He completed his Bachelor of Science Degree at Western Michigan
University on an athletic football scholarship. He continued his education at Wayne State
University, where he earned a Masters Degree in Education and a Masters in Sports
Administration, with a School Administration Certification.
He brings to Denby over 15 years of experience as an educator. The past 3 years have been with
DPSCD as the 9th Grade Assistant Principal. Prior to administration, he taught 6th-8th-grade
Physical Education and Health for the 11 years. In addition to teaching, he has coached high
school football and softball for the past 16 years. As the Assistant Principal, he strives to use his
experience to help cultivate the best and brightest aspects of each student.
He is honored to be a part of the educational process of developing life-long learning in the
district and he realizes the great responsibility that he has to inspire, empower, and influence our
youth. He will continue to push forward to make a positive impact on equity and excellence in our
schools so our students will make their own positive and lasting impact in our world.
He truly looks forward to leading and supporting your child's academic growth this school year.