Principal Rhonda Dale

Who is Rhonda Dale?

Rhonda is the Interim Principal of Rosenwald Collegiate Academy. She has more than twenty years of experience in education including eight years as the principal of Abramson Sci Academy and as the Founding Executive Director for Next Level Nola. 


Rhonda leads with a strong vision for what all students deserve in a high school experience. Her leadership superpower is building a strong team amongst adults and children united by the mission and values of the school. She operates with a deep sense of love for the work and for each member of the school community. 


Rhonda has been in education for twenty-three years, twenty of which have been in New Orleans. During this time she has been a classroom teacher, Grade Level Dean, Humanities Dean, Assistant Principal and Principal. Under her leadership, Collegiate expanded its diverse learner programming to meet the needs of ALL students and she led the charge to adopt restorative discipline practices as a core part of the Collegiate high school model.  Most recently, Rhonda designed and launched Next Level Nola, a one-year bridge year program serving young people in New Orleans.