How We Serve
About Donovan Ross
Donovan Ross, vice president for Education, has more than 30 years of teaching and administrative experience, including 21 years in the Columbia Union. He served as vice principal at Spring Valley Academy in Centerville, Ohio, and the former Garden State Academy in Tranquility, N.J. Ross has also taught at the college and elementary levels at various schools across the United States and in Jamaica.
Dr. Ross says what he most enjoys about education is the students, their energy, enthusiasm and infectious joy. “[I enjoy] helping them have a personal encounter with Jesus and equipping them to become more productive citizens of this world,” he says.
Ross holds a PhD in educational administration and supervision from Andrews University (Mich.), a master’s of education in curriculum and instruction from Atlantic Union College (Mass.), and a bachelor’s in mathematics from Northern Caribbean University (Jamaica).
Getting in Touch
Office of Education
Telephone: (410) 997-3414 or (301) 596-0800
Fax: (301) 596-6758
Vice President for Education: Donovan Ross
Office: ext. 550
Associate Director for Secondary Education: Jacqueline Messenger
Office: ext. 554
Associate Director of Elementary Education: Ileana Espinosa
Office: ext. 552
Associate Director for Early Childhood Education: Alison Jobson
Office: ext. 556
Certification Registrar: Christine Greene
Office: ext. 555
Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Wakefield
Office: ext. 551