Principal Derrick Graves

Phone: 313-347-8895


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Derrick Graves

Mr. Derrick Graves has served Detroit-area students and families through various capacities involving teaching and learning for 26 years. He has served as a teacher, teacher consultant, program manager, assistive technology coordinator, and assistant principal. Mr. Graves is coming to Turning Point Academy by way of Wayne RESA. 

Mr. Graves holds an Education Specialist Degree in School Administration and Supervision from Wayne State University; a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Ohio University; and a Bachelor of Science Degree from Lane College in Jackson, Tennessee.

As principal of Turning Point Academy, Mr. Graves will work to ensure that students receive the appropriate behavior and academic supports needed for successful reintegration into local school-based programs.