ALA's Administrative Team

Below you will find information about ALA's Administrative Team.  ALA's admin team is committed to the mission and vision of the school and guides the faculty and staff towards continued professional development.  ALA's administrative team has extensive experience in education with more than 50 years combined experience.  ALA's administrative team consists of a Managing Director, and Principal in both the Middle and High School buildings.

Meet the Admin Team


Justin Smith

Managing Director

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Jeffrey Whitt

MS Principal (6th - 8th)


Janice Jett

HS Principal (9th -10th)

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Damien Perez

HS Teacher/ALA Program Manager

“We believe that there is greatness in every student and it is our responsibility to provide opportunities for using and nurturing those talents.”

Phone:  919-842-5411

© 2018 Ascend Leadership Academy

Fax:  919-842-3545

283 Harvey Faulk Road, Sanford NC 27332

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