FALL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
FALL OPEN HOUSE - JULY 9TH
RANGER GIVING DAY - JULY 13 & 14

Meet Southern Prep’s New Academic Dean

June 9th, 2022

We are ecstatic to introduce our new Dean of Academics, Dr. Sonya Ladner. Dr. Ladner is a proud native of St. Louis, MO. She has over 26 years of qualified combined experience in mentorship, leadership, instructional leadership, multicultural awareness, curriculum, and teaching.

Dr. Ladner began her career in 1996, teaching English to English Language Learners from Kuwait, Germany, Africa, South Korea, and Latin America. In addition, she participated and contributed to research for the RAND group. Dr. Ladner earned her bachelor’s degree in English from Paul Quinn College in 1996. She graduated summa cum laude from Cambridge College, where she majored in Education. Dr. Ladner earned her Doctoral degree from Northcentral University, where she specialized in curriculum and teaching.

She is truly a lifelong learner; she decided to go back to school and receive a Post Doctoral Degree in Instructional Leadership. Dr. Ladner is married to Army COL (RET) Joseph Ladner, and they have one daughter, Samia, currently serving as a 2LT. in the U.S. Army.

Share:

More Posts

Educating Youth for 125 Years

June 29th, 2022By: Lily Kowtko After the celebration of the Class of 2022’s graduation ended, campus was quiet. The cadets were all off campus, enjoying

Major Kevin M. Jenrette’s Legacy

June 4th, 2022 Be thou at peace. Maj. Kevin Michael JenretteSeptember 2, 1971 – June 4, 2009 Today marks 13 years since Major Kevin Jenrette gave

Cadet Awards: Military Day 2022

April 24th, 2022 In recognition for outstanding achievement and performance of duty, the President of Southern Preparatory Academy, LTC Jared Norrell, approves the presentation of

Send Us A Message