Special Assistant to the Emergency Manager
Detroit Public Schools
Errick recently accepted the executive leadership role as Special Assistant to the Emergency Manager with DPS and is supporting the district’s day to day transformation efforts. In addition, he supervises and supports the district’s instructional leadership team. Prior to this role, Errick was a Managing Director at Insight Education Group. He led Insight’s work in New York and Georgia including initiatives related to principal evaluation, teacher effectiveness initiatives and Common Core implementation. He also facilitated a learning community of talented aspiring principals with School Leaders Network (in collaboration with Teach for America).
Prior to that, Errick served as an Instructional Superintendent in the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). In DCPS, he managed and supported a cluster of principals to ensure their leadership effectiveness and the overall success of the school and students.
Errick also played a key leadership role in several DCPS initiatives, including the Secondary School Transformation work, the Library Task Force, the Chancellor’s evaluation system appeals panel, the Testing Integrity Council and partnering with several other offices to support the District’s ongoing improvement efforts. Errick is the former Head of School at The Arts & Technology Academy, a PK-5 school located in Washington, DC.
Errick earned his Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Master’s degree in Education Administration from Howard University, as well as a second Master’s degree in Education Administration from Trinity University. He completed his Doctorate degree in Education Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.