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Jay Sumpter - Principal, SEA

Mr. Sumpter completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Teaching Certificate in Biology and General Science at Indiana University and entered the teaching profession in 1992. His Master of Education Degree was earned from Lamar University. Mr. Sumpter joined the Science and Engineering Academy faculty in 1997, the first year of the magnet school’s existence. During his tenure at John Jay and the Science and Engineering Academy Mr. Sumpter taught five different science courses including the development of three new course offerings. He also organized and expanded the campus science and engineering fair, instituted a peer advisory program, led the Robotics Club and the John Jay Christian Fellowship, and instituted the Science and Engineering Parent Support Group. Mr. Sumpter assumed the role of Assistant Director for the Science and Engineering Academy in the fall of 2006 and was named Principal in 2010.

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Science and Engineering Academy Website

National Consortium for Specialized Secondary Schools of Mathematics Science and Technology

The College Board

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Where there is no vision, the people perish.
Proverbs 29:18

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Albert Einstein