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Principal's Message

A Message from DeMarcus Tate

Here at DAEP we are providing students with an educational experience that responds to students’ individual needs, learning styles and goals, empowering students to reach their full potential by providing social-emotional & behavioral tools to enhance their academic and real-world opportunities. 

We are committed to:  

  • Providing a safe and nurturing learning environment  

  • Establishing genuine educational relationships 

  • Offering a social-emotional learning curriculum  

  • Partnering with the parents/community to improve student outcomes 

Demarcus Tate
DAEP Principal

DAEP Assistant Principal, Taurin Roberts

I am a passionate and driven educator with experience in the mental health field with a desire to help individuals achieve both academic and personal success. I am committed to educational strategies and proven methodologies that are culturally responsive ensuring that all students have the resources and tools needed to learn, grow, and develop the capacity to be productive in today's global marketplace. Our PBIS and Restorative support model is designed to develop positive student behaviors and raise the achievement of all students. I am an adamant believer in the positive impact of diversity in our schools and community partnerships collaborating with parents and school personnel to ensure that the individual needs of each student are met.

Taurin is also the Campus Behavior Coordinator. You can contact him below.

Taurin Roberts
DAEP Assistant Principal