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Dayton Leadership Academies

A School Culture of Joy and Achievement

Specials Team

Davine Phelps
Phelps, Davine
Physical Education Teacher
Academy Staff

Miss Phelps is a native of Dayton, Ohio and joined Dayton Leadership Academy in 2015. She is a graduate of Colonel White High School and Central State University where she received her Bachelor’s in Physical Education. She has been able to leave a mark in the education field for over ten years serving in the areas of administration, counselor, tutor, and educator. She enjoys basketball, something that secured her scholarship to Central State University, and she still plays today. She is currently Assistant Coach of the girls basketball and track teams at Dayton Leadership Academy.

The unique thing about DLA is everyone is integrated well and all want the best for each student. It truly is a team effort for the better good of the students and the staff. Becoming a part of the DLA staff was an easy decision once she realized how the school’s goals for student success aligned with her goals. She aspires to empower students with the belief that they can do anything if they set goals and work hard.

Hope Scheidler
Scheidler, Hope
Art Teacher
Academy Staff

Growing up, Mrs. Scheidler had always had a passion for the arts. As she got older, she realized that the arts were a way to challenge the mind and express ones emotions! Her passion soon became a journey to reach others and to inform others of how the arts can change one's path. Mrs. Scheidler graduated from Miami University with a Bachelor degree in Art Education. Her goal as an educator is to have students discover who they are through the use of integrated art and to have each student reach their fullest potential through hard work and dedication.