Degrees and Certifications:
BS in History & English-Texas A&M University-Texarkana Master of Education in Educational Admin- Texas A&M-Texarkana
Dear GPCI Students and Parents,
I am thrilled to welcome you back to school for the 2017-18 school year at Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute! I hope that the summer months have provided you with rest, relaxation, and an opportunity to rejuvenate. We are excited to begin another great year and invite you to join us as partners in your child’s education. Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute has a tradition of excellence and we are committed to providing experiences that promote life-long learning and success for all students.
We are excited to begin the new year with energy and enthusiasm for learning. At Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute, we strive to challenge each student to grow in his or her academic abilities to prepare them for the demands of post-secondary education. I urge you to become involved at Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute and invite you to join our Parent Teacher Association (PTA). Your commitment is vital to our success.
Parents are encouraged to check the campus website and Schoology for information and announcements. We look forward to another great year and thank you for allowing us to educate your children. We are what’s next!
Darnisha Carreathers says she's "honored to serve as Chancellor of Grand Prairie Collegiate Institute". As a life-long learner, she have a passion for education and students, and she is committed to working and continuing the tradition of excellence at GPCI.
Ms. Carreathers graduated from Texas A & M University-Texarkana with a Bachelor of Science Cum Laude (History and English) and a Master of Education (Educational Administration) degrees. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership from Abilene Christian University.
Ms. Carreathers has served as a teacher, Assistant Principal, Academic Dean, and Principal, and she believes that excellence is the only expectation. Her goal is to continue to partner with staff, parents, and the community by providing scholars with rigorous and challenging educational opportunities and experiences. We Are What’s Next!