KIPP Tulsa University Prep’s school leader, Donterrio Marzett, is responsible for the implementation of all aspects of this charter and for the day-today operations and management of the school. The former KIPP Tulsa College Prep Middle School school leader, Mr. Marzett has served in many positions at KIPP including Assistant Principal and Band / Music Instructor. Mr. Marzett received his BA in Music Education from Langston University and M.Ed. in Education Administration from the University of Oklahoma. Born and raised in north Tulsa, Mr. Marzett continues to reside in the community with his wife and son.
Ms. Jamia Newsome is KIPP Tulsa University Prep’s Founding Assistant Principal. With almost a decade of educational experience, Ms. Newsome serves at the high school with past experiences as an AP English teacher, writing teacher, Grade Level Chair, and Instructional Coach. A strong commitment to excellence and leadership underpins her values while she prioritizes coaching teachers to strengthen their practices and preparing students academically for life after high school. By providing space for students to explore interests inside and outside the classroom, Ms. Newsome resolves to inspire her students to attain their purpose in life and realize their dreams. This undergirds her execution of KTUP’s mission while she challenges her students to aim high and achieve success in whatever post-high school academic experience or pathway they may decide in achieving a choice-filled life. Ms. Newsome received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Oral Roberts University in English Education and Spanish along with a Master’s in Education Administration & Curriculum Supervision from The University of Oklahoma (OU).
You can also find contact information for all KTUP staff here.