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Ms. Rosalind Lockwood graduated from Delaware State University  in 1993 with a B.S. in Elementary Education ; she also has a Masters degree in Supervision and Administration from Bowie State University.  She is a native of Delaware and enjoys spending time with her family.  

Ms. Rosalind Lockwood, Executive Director

Ms. Ladaisha Ballard,



A graduate of James Madison University with a degree in Political Science and a minor in African Studies. She also received her Masters of Education and Administrative Certification from Notre Dame of Maryland University.  Ms. Ladaisha Ballard has been an educator since 2009.  Ms. Ballard taught grades 3-5 over a span of five years before leaving the classroom to become an Educational Associate. In 2012, Ms. Ballard became the Program Coordinator of the Child First After-School Program which serves between 105 to 135 students. Ms. Ballard firmly believes that all individuals can be successful through love, passion, and planning.  In 2019, she was appointed the new assistant principal and then principal in 2020.


Mr. Randolph Scott. Jr.  is a product of Baltimore City Public Schools and a graduate of Fayetteville State University with a degree in Business Administration and a license in Elementary Education. He also received his Master in Executive Leadership Studies from Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina. Mr. Scott has been an educator since 2007, where he spent most of his time in the upper elementary grades. He believes that all students have the potential to achieve academic successful, especially when the school and parents work together.

Mr. Randolph Scott Jr,

Assistant Principal


Denia L. Payton graduated from Coppin State University in 2003 with a B.S. in Management Science; she also has a Masters degree in Human Service Administration from Coppin State University/University of Baltimore.  She has over nine years of experience working in the education sector, both private and public; working in the areas of operations and finance.  

Ms. Denia Payton,

Business Manager

Graduated from Rutgers College, Rutgers University with a B.A. She is a certified elementary educator of grades 1 – 8.  She has over twelve years of teaching experience. The past nine of those years have been spent at Furman L. Templeton. She has taught students at the fourth and fifth grade level. She believes that all students can learn and it is the teacher’s responsibility to encourage and develop a love of learning in all students.

Ms. Shyrene Small,

Educational Associate

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