Principal Lydia Kabaka
Lydia Kabaka brings a wealth of experience in helping all students feel represented and accepted for who they are. As a violin player in high school, she values the energy and creativity that the arts can bring to the lives of students. Ms. Kabaka has served as a school counselor, administrator, and most recently, as assistant principal at Washington Technology Magnet. Throughout her career, she has focused on creating equitable learning environments, built positive relationships between students and staff through restorative practices, and collaborated with teachers to support student achievement.
Ms. Kabaka looks forward to working with artists of all ages – staff, students and families – and continuing the great work at Mississippi Creative Arts.
Ms. Kabaka has excellent academic qualifications with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology from Concordia College, and a Master of Science degree in school counseling from St. John’s University.