Meet the Principal
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Sharon Lane-Williams is Principal of Hutchinson Elementary Middle @ Howe School. This is her third year as principal. She is a Detroiter and a product of Detroit Public Schools. She attended Schulze Elementary, Beaubien Junior High, and Henry Ford High School. After high school, she attended Mercy College (now University of Detroit Mercy) and London University in London, England obtaining a BA in Education and English/Reading, Wayne State University earning a MA in Instructional Technology and Educational Specialist in Administration and Leadership, and the University of Detroit for studies towards a Master of Arts in Mathematics. She has continued her studies at Marygrove College. In the 1990s, Ms. Lane-Williams participated and engaged in the Child Development Program at Yale University.
Sharon Lane-Williams began her career with Detroit Public Schools in 1980 as a teacher. She has taught ELA, mathematics, social studies, science, and computer technology. She began her administrative career in 1997 with Detroit Public Schools. Today, she remains a dedicated Principal to the girls, boys, and staff to ensure that they have opportunities to enrich and empower themselves to build a stronger Detroit and brighter futures.