Meet the Principal

Dr. Davida Lynne Coe-Brockington is the first principal of the Creative Arts High School and the school has been open for 12 years. She is now the principal of the combined Creative Arts Morgan Village Academy, facilitating grades 6-12. She has over 25 years of experience in providing educational leadership, staff development, development and implementation of curriculum, and bringing high expectations and rigor to the classroom.
Dr. Coe-Brockington hails from Philadelphia, PA. She is an educational product of the Philadelphia School System. She grew up in West Philadelphia with parents who were both Philadelphia Public School teachers. Growing up with teachers for parents who believed that she and her brother must attend the Philadelphia Public Schools helped to instill in her an advocacy for public schools.
Dr. Brockington graduated from Virginia State University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Mass Communications; Saint Joseph’s University with a Master of Science Degree in Reading; Cheyney University with a Master of Education Degree in Educational Leadership; Widener University with a Doctor of Education Degree in Educational Leadership. Currently, Dr. Coe-Brockington holds the following Standard Certifications:
  • Chief School Administrator
  • Principal Supervisor
  • Reading Specialist
  • Teacher of English 6-12
Dr. Brockington has served as a principal, supervisor, and English teacher for the Camden City School District as well as an adjunct professor for Camden County College.
Dr. Brockington is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, and aunt. Family is an essential part of what makes Dr. Brockington who she is as a person. Additionally, she is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. the oldest Greek-letter organization established by African –American college women.
Dr. Brockington believes that every child is entitled to the best educational opportunities that educators can provide and that “education is our passport to the future” (Malcolm X). 
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