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Dr. Blondean DAVIS


Southland College Prep Charter HS


Dr. Blondean Y. Davis is the CEO and founder of the Southland College Preparatory Charter High School, Richton Park, Illinois and the superintendent of Matteson School District 162. In 2018, she received the AASA School Superintendents Women in Leadership Award. In 2016, she earned the National Alliance of Black School Educators’ Ida B. Wells Risk Taker Award for contributions in educating African-American students. Founded in 2010, Southland is Illinois’ only EXEMPLARY charter high school designated by the Illinois State Board of Education. All of Southland’s graduates have been accepted to college and have earned over $105 million in merit-based scholarships.


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