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Dr.  Vernice  Hicks-Prophet
Focus School Supervisor

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Dr. Hicks-Prophet

Dr. Vernice Hicks-Prophet was educated in the St. Louis Public School District. She enrolled in college to continue her educational quest to become an elementary school teacher. After graduating from Harris Stowe College with a BA in elementary education, Dr. Hicks-Prophet accepted her first teaching position as a third grade teacher in the St. Louis Public School District.

As a teacher, her commitment to children was to make sure each child received a quality education. Later in her career, she was inspired by one of her mentors to pursue an administrative leadership role. Dr. Hicks-Prophet possesses over 20 years of leadership experience spanning grades K-12 as an instructional coordinator, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent, turnaround specialist and educational consultant. Her commitment to prepare children for college and or a career of their own choosing, continues to be the focus of her mission as an educational leader.  

Dr. Hicks-Prophet earned her master’s degree in educational administration from University Missouri – St. Louis and she completed her doctorate from St. Louis University.