Meet the Team
PhD, University of Buffalo
MBA, Clayton State University
BA, Bethune-Cookman University
Dr. Davion R. Lewis is the Executive Director of School Support and Improvement at the New Orleans Public Schools. Prior to that, Davion was the executive director of a charter school network in the Metro Atlanta area. He has been an educator for the last 15 years working as a teacher, coach, administrator, Board member, and consultant. Davion also serves as a consulting Chief of Staff with vChief. As a result of his work, Davion has been featured in the AJC, EdLANTA, the Georgia Charter Schools Association, WSB-TV channel 2 news, WXIA-TV channel 11 news, to name a few. He has also had the pleasure of hosting numerous elected officials and high-profile individuals including, Civil Rights icon, United States Representative John Lewis, Bahamian Consulate-General, the Hon. Mrs. Astra Armbrister-Rolle, award-winning performer Lamont Rucker, just to name a few.
Davion earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bethune-Cookman University where he graduated magna cum laude, his Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree from Clayton State University, and his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning from the University at Buffalo. Davion also served as an adjunct professor where he’s taught Introduction to Education. Davion is a published author, most recently,
Handbook of Research on Challenging Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education Improvement (IGI Global, 2022), and he has presented at various academic conferences.
Davion hold membership in several civic and social organization, including as a Life Member of
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc where he holds leadership roles at local, state, and regional levels. He has also served on various non-profits boards and was appointed to the City of East Point Cultural Enrichment Commission by city’s City Council.
In his free time, Davion is a tennis player, runner, foodie, and avid TV and movie watcher.