• Normandy Leadership Team

    Strong leadership is critical to the success of any organization -- especially school districts. Administrators at the Normandy Schools Collaborative are part of a committed team of educators and support staff focused on the success of all children. 

Mr. Marcus C. Robinson

Phone: 314-493-0402

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Mr. Marcus C. Robinson

Superintendent of Schools    

Marcus Robinson comes to Normandy from The Opportunity Trust, where he served as the group’s Executive in Residence. In this role, Robinson worked as the systems-level education administration fellow, responsible for district and school support in urban education innovation. A St. Louis native, Mr. Robinson is a veteran educator who has earned a reputation as a turnaround specialist in urban school districts. His prior experience includes his role as the Chief Executive Officer for the Memphis Education Fund, and Chancellor & CEO for the Tindley Accelerated Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana. His teaching experience includes roles at Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, and Jennings Junior High School in St. Louis County.

A native St. Louisan, Robinson earned his bachelor’s degree in English from DePauw University. He has master’s degrees in Educational Administration from Butler University (Indiana) and Columbia University in New York. Robinson is scheduled to complete his doctorate in Educational Leadership, also from Columbia University, in December.

While Robinson is a graduate of Pattonville High School, his first home was in Velda City and he attended McKinley Elementary within the Normandy School District. Robinson has earned several accolades for his work in education. He is the recipient of the Effective Practices Incentive Community (EPIC) Award for his work at Tindley Accelerated Schools. Under Robinson’s leadership, Tindley also received the U.S. Department of Education Blue Ribbon Schools Award in 2010, and the Title I Distinguished School Award for closing the achievement gap.

Community involvement is important to Robinson. He is a member of several organizations including the National Association of Charter School Authorizers, National Council on Educating Black Children, the NAACP, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., and the St. Louis Public Schools Consortium Partnership Network.

 

Dr. Rosiline Floyd

Phone: 314-493-0400

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Dr. Rosiline Floyd

Chief of Staff

Dr. Rosiline Floyd joins the Normandy Schools Collaborative as its new Chief of Staff. In her new role, Dr. Floyd will be responsible for overseeing large district-wide, cross-functional projects and initiatives. Dr. Floyd has an extensive background in education, but began her career as an electrical engineer, having received her bachelor’s degree in that field from Purdue University in Indiana. She later returned to school to earn a master’s degree in business administration from Indiana Wesleyan University, and her doctorate in higher educational administration from Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

Dr. Floyd has over 20 years of experience as a consultant, researcher, education advocate, and school administrator, focusing on improving elementary, secondary and post-secondary educational outcomes of students. In this work, she developed systems, conducted research, and presented locally and nationally on reducing race and socio economics-based education disparities. Dr. Floyd managed the design and delivery of on-site and online professional development content. Her research and work are rooted in implementing culturally sustaining models to promote an increase in college preparation, retention, and graduation rates for students of color, and those from diverse socio-economic backgrounds.

  

Dr. Phil Pusateri

Phone: 314-493-0400

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Dr. Phil Pusateri

Assistant Superintendent for School Operations/Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Pusateri is responsible for the district’s Business Office, Food Service, Maintenance/Facilities, Finance, Transportation, Safety/Security, and Payroll operations. He previously served as the Coordinator of Grants Management for Normandy.

In his previous role as Coordinator of Grants Management, Dr. Pusateri helped secure several substantial funding opportunities including the $20,000 Project Lead the Way/Toyota Foundation grant and the $1.7 million Project RESTORE grant. He was instrumental in streamlining the grants process for staff and administrators and ensuring the funds are properly managed.

Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Pusateri served as the Head of School Operations for La Salle Middle School, a charter school in St. Louis. At La Salle (and its predecessor De La Salle Middle School), he served in a variety of capacities including school principal and Accreditation Chair/Director of After School Programs. Dr. Pusateri holds a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Washington University and master’s degree in teaching from Webster University. He earned his doctorate degree in School Leadership from Saint Louis University.

Dr. Crystal Reiter

Phone: 314-493-0120

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Dr. Crystal Reiter

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum & Instruction

Dr. Crystal Reiter joined Normandy as the Director of Curriculum & Instruction in 2017. In this role, Dr. Reiter has led the district’s academic initiatives and professional development curriculum for teachers. Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Reiter worked in the Hazelwood School District in a variety of roles including assistant superintendent, building principal and classroom teacher. She was selected for the Assistant Superintendent's role in Febraury 2021.

Dr. Reiter earned her doctorate degree in Educational Leadership from Maryville University. Her master’s degree is also in Educational Leadership, from Lindenwood University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Ms. Nakia Douglas

Phone: 314-493-0600

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Ms. Nakia Douglas

Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education/NHS Building Principal

Nakia Douglas is a veteran educator with extensive experience in urban public education. Prior to joining Normandy, Douglas served as the Deputy Superintendent and Chief Academic Officer at MGT/Gary Community Schools in Gary, Indiana. She also served as the National SPED (special education) Director with the Phalen Leadership Academies in Indiana and Michigan. Douglas also served as an assistant principal in the Indianapolis Public Schools. She is an experienced classroom teacher, having worked in several school districts in Illinois and Indianapolis.

Douglas earned her bachelor’s degree in English and Secondary Education from Indiana State University in Terre Haute. She earned her master’s degree in School Leadership from the University of Indianapolis, and a Education Specialist degree from Ball State University. Douglas is currently completing coursework toward her doctorate degree in Education Leadership from Ball State University in Indiana.

Dr. George Barnes

Phone: 314-493-0400

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Dr. George Barnes

Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education

Dr. George Barnes serves as the administrator of the EleMiddle (grades 1-8) schools, developing and implementing policies, programs, curriculum, and managing budgets to promote the professional development of staff and improve student achievement.

Prior to joining Normandy, Dr. Barnes was a principal for Rite of Passage/Canyon State Academy, a residential school in Queen Creek, Ariz. He brings more than 20 years of experience to Normandy, having served as a teacher and building principal at public and charter schools in Indiana and Arizona. He began his career as a special education teacher in Indianapolis, Ind. His experience also includes work in higher education as a clinical professor with Arizona State University Teachers’ College. He has also worked as an adjunct faculty member with the University of Phoenix, Rio Salado College, and Grand Canyon University. 

A native of Chicago, Ill., Dr. Barnes received his bachelor’s degree in History from Butler University in Indiana. He received his teaching certificate from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Ill. Dr. Barnes later earned a master’s degree in School Administration from Indiana University, and his doctorate in Education Leadership from the University of Phoenix.  

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