Meet the Assistant Principal



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Warner Owens

Mr. Warner Owens has been an educator with the Detroit Public School Community District for 30 years. Mr. Owens served as a teacher for 20 years and, in 2012, became an assistant principal at Duke Ellington at Beckham.  Before becoming an educator, Mr. Owens enlisted in the United States Army. Mr. Owens received his Bachelor's degree in Military Science in 1989 and became an officer, 2nd Lieutenant.  Mr. Owens retired from the Army Reserves in 2007 at the rank of Major. Mr. Owens holds both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University. He obtained his Specialist in Administration Degree in 2011 from Cambridge College.