DEAN SHEMANNE DAVIS
As founding dean of Relay Philadelphia & Camden, Shemanne Davis oversees all aspects of teacher preparation in the region. Davis previously trained graduate students as a member of the Relay Newark faculty. She began her career at Stephenson Middle School in DeKalb County Schools, where she was selected as a special education liaison. Davis then earned her JD from the University of Georgia School of Law and worked with the Georgia Legal Services Special Education Program. She was also an Education Pioneers fellow at the Massachusetts Executive Office of Education and dean of students at Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School. Davis earned her BA in history and women's studies and her MAT from Emory University.