Principal, Kristina Kellogg
Kristina Kellogg is Langley's new Principal starting SY20-21. She served as interim principal at Langley from August-November of SY19-20 while Principal Drumm was on maternity leave. A proud Washingtonian and product of DC Public Schools, Pr. Kellogg brings 19 years of education experience to her work in DCPS. Pr. Kellogg earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from the University of the District of Columbia, her M.Ed in Elementary Administration at Concordia University, and has completed field studies at American University. After earning the Presidential Math and Science Teaching Award, she was a member of the Teacher Advisory Council for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for two consecutive years and most recently participated in the first DCPS Leadership and Innovation Program for Assistant Principals. Pr. Kellogg has served DCPS in many capacities over the years which include, a highly effective elementary teacher, a STEM coordinator that enhanced teaching and learning, and a Math Instructional Coach that developed teacher best practices. Most recently, Pr. Kellogg was Assistant Principal of John Burroughs ES.
Assistant Principal, Sandi Baer
Sandi Baer began her education career as a DC Teaching Fellow after a successful career in public relations and marketing. Education may be her second career, but it is her true calling. Almost fifteen years later, Ms. Baer is excited to join the Langley Elementary School team as the Assistant Principal for English Language Arts (ELA). Ms. Baer started her teaching career as an ELA teacher at Kramer Middle School and then moved to Oyster-Adams Bilingual School. She was the founding ELA teacher for the middle school program and then managed the day-to-day operations for the Adams Campus (4th-8th grades), first as a program coordinator and later as the Acting Assistant Principal. Ms. Baer returned to the classroom after moving to New York City in 2012. She taught reading intervention for struggling middle school students at MS 331 in the Bronx and then moved to MS 118, also in the Bronx, as an Assistant Principal. During her time at MS 118, Ms. Baer was responsible for the ELA and Fine Art/PE departments. Ms. Baer’s deep commitment to urban public schools is a result of her own education: she attended public schools in New York City and Chicago. She holds degrees and advanced certificates from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Northwestern University, American University and Hunter College. She is passionate about reading and writing, the arts, and teaching students to be their own best advocate.
Restorative Justice Coordinator, Monique Robinson
Monique Robinson is a passionate education advocate for children with five years working for the District of Columbia Public Schools. Before calling Langley Elementary home, she worked with students that had unique abilities. This is where she credits discovering how important it is to develop meaningful relationships with students to foster both their social emotional and academic success. Ms. Robinson is a native Washingtonian with a zest for the performing arts. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts majoring in Vocal Music. She continued to pursue her passion for performing arts by studying at Wilberforce University also, majoring in voice. She has always had an interest in working with children but discovered her professional path by working at Langley Elementary. She worked strategically to shift Langley’s culture in a more positive way. Since doing so Langley has been recognized for making significant gains that impacted positive school culture through a successful year of implementing Conscious Discipline. Ms. Robinson is pleased to have been a part of Langley’s growth and to serve this beloved community!
Connected Schools Manager, Dwaine Carr
Dwaine Carr has worked as Director of Social Emotional Learning at Washington Leadership Academy in Washington, DC for the past 2+ years. Prior to that, he served as Dean of Students in Harlem, New York as well as an Elementary School Social Worker in New Jersey. Originally hailing from New Jersey, Dwaine obtained his Bachelor's degree from Rutgers University and his Master’s in Social Work from Kean University. Dwaine enjoys meditating, basketball and spending time with family
Manager, Strategy and Logistics, Dontay Brown
Dontay Brown is Langley’s new Manager of Strategy & Logistics. He is a Washington native and a graduate of DC Public Schools. Mr. Brown is an energetic and focused professional with over 10 years of management, and administrative experience. His educational background includes leadership in public, nonprofit, and organizational management. Mr. Brown earned a Bachelor of Science from Johnson & Wales University, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of the District of Columbia. Most recent, Mr. Brown transitioned from his role as a general manager of a District of Columbia non-profit organization to a Langley Tiger. Mr. Brown is very pleased to be an addition to the Langley community!
SPIN Coordinator, Marcus Travers
Marcus Travers is Special Education Coordinator, with over 10 years of experience in special education compliance. Mr. Travers began his career in Special Education with the Maryland Department of Juvenile Services. He continued at the Foundation School of Prince George’s County where he transitioned to the role of IEP Specialist. Mr. Travers was a Local Education Agency (LEA) Representative as the Student Support Services Coordinator at The SEED School of Washington and then as Compliance Manager for Student Support at KIPP DC, overseeing Special Education Compliance for three of their schools located at their Smilow Campus. Mr. Travers attended Coppin State University, an HBCU in Baltimore, MD. He enjoys working with children with exceptional needs to ensure they’re set up for success.
Registrar, Tonya Page