Meet Our Leadership Team
Principal Marté holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University, A Master of Arts for Teachers from Rutgers University/New Brunswick and a Bachelors of Arts in Education from Long Island University. In addition to the successful two years as an elementary school vice principal at Dr. William H. Horton, he also served as a Summer Principal at both Elliot Street School and Mckinley School; both were positions that fueled his desire to impact and intentionally lead a school that services all students, especially those who have been historically underserved.
Accomplishing a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University and securing a Provisional Principal Certificate from the state was a huge success for him as an immigrant Latino. Securing a vice principal’s job in one of the most diverse school districts in the country helped him implement fifteen years of instructional, interpersonal and organizational skills. As a principal, he will be able to execute his vision of developing and sustaining a community of respect where teaching, learning and academic achievements occur alongside the safety and best interests of students.
Vice Principal, Grades: 6-8
Mrs. Sharanda Evans-Humes love of children and gift of program planning has given her the opportunity to implement and supervise several nationally and locally recognized youth programs. She has been employed by the Newark Public Schools for 22; as a teacher, facilitator, literacy coach and is currently a Vice Principal. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Advertising Art from Seton Hall University, Master of Arts in Education: Administration & Supervision from Saint Peter’s University, Master of Divinity from New Brunswick Theological Seminary and is completing her last two classes for a Master of Arts in Human Services Counseling: Marriage & Family at Liberty University. She believes every child is designed for accomplishment, engineered for success and endowed with the seed of greatness and nothing inside of them was meant to fail!
Vice Principal, Grades: 3-5
Mrs. Harris received a bachelor's degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. In September of 2009 she received a master's degree in Mathematics with a specialization in grades K-5, as well as a master’s in Education Administration in 2019.
Mrs. Harris has been teaching for a total of 24 years, 21 of which has been in Newark Public Schools. In 2003 she was a recipient of the Newark Public School's Colloquium. During her time as an educator in Newark, she has been recognized as Teacher of the Year three times. Mrs. Harris was also recognized by the district as having an exemplary math fair project three times.
She taught at Hawkins Street School for 17 years where she was part of the first cohort of the district’s math lab site teachers. While a lab site teacher Mrs. Harris was videotaped by the math department to help build their library of modeled lessons. Mrs. Harris has worked with the mathematics department. She has led professional development sessions during districtwide PD days as well as written curriculum.
In 2017 Mrs. Harris became the math coach at Dr. William H. Horton Elementary School. During her time as a math coach she also was the National Junior Honor Society advisor. Mrs. Harris utilized the NJHS members to tutor students in third grade. Mrs. Harris believes that every child can learn when provided with the right tools, techniques and strategies that match their learning style.
Vice Principal, Grades: Pre-K-2
Mrs. Ferreira earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematical Sciences from Kean University in 2010 where she joined Merck Pharmaceuticals as the youngest Branch Management Associate in their Financial Credit Union. Following, Mrs. Ferreira decided to pursue her life-long dream of becoming an educator. She studied at Seton Hall University obtaining her K-12 Mathematics Certification. In 2020, Mrs. Ferreira earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University and is committed to ensuring the success of all students.
In 2015, Ms. Ferreira began her teaching career in Newark Public Schools where she taught 7th Grade Mathematics and Pre-Algebra. Ms. Ferreira served as a Grade Level Chairperson, Home and School Association Treasure, Cheerleading Coach at Ann Street School School and Student Council Advisor. During her six year tenure as a H&S Treasurer, Mrs. Ferreira worked closely with community members in fundraisers, assemblies, alumni scholarships, parent workshops and more. Most recently, Ms. Ferreira served as a Math Instructional Coach at Dr. William H. Horton School where she worked closely with administrators and teachers to implement data proven strategies to ensure student success. She worked diligently with students during After School Tutorials and was a member of the School’s Testing Team.
Ms. Ferreira enjoys reading, traveling, and is a hobbyist photographer. As a former student of Newark Public Schools, Mrs. Ferreira is excited to start her first year as a Vice Principal at Dr. William H. Horton School and committed to continuing collaborating with administration, students and our community members. WILDCATS, ROAR!