Meet Principal Ward

Shatoya Ward Shatoya Ward, who was recently named a The Mind Trust Innovation School Fellow, is principal of Purdue Polytechnic High School Indianapolis. She worked for the Excel Center since 2010,  serving as regional director, school director, and lead teacher. In her most recent role as regional director for the Excel Center, Jordan was responsible for the academic and operational performance of several schools. Jordan also has been a science teacher in the Indianapolis Public Schools and a local charter school.

She earned her bachelor’s degree in physical education, health and safety science, and biology and her master’s degree in leadership administration, both from Marian University.

Meet Principal Warren

Keeanna Warren Keeanna, whom Purdue selected as founding principal for the second location of Purdue Polytechnic High School, has worked with the Excel Center in the Meadows neighborhood since 2013. She served in numerous positions, including night instructor, graduate counselor and lead instructor, until she was promoted to school director. Keeanna began her career teaching fifth grade at the Andrew J. Brown Academy charter school and Washington Township’s Nora Elementary School. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Purdue University and a master’s degree in teaching from Marian University, where she was a part of the Turnaround School Leadership program. She is scheduled to complete her doctorate in school administration from Indiana