Founder: Sylvia “Mama Oni” Davis, established school in 1996- Bachelor of Arts in Education, UNC Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Arts in Theology, Shaw University Retired after 25 years of teaching in Chapel Hill and Durham Public Schools, 1995.
Founder: The late William E. Davis, Sr., co-founder of St. Sya Academy in 1996. Retired X-Ray Technician, Memorial Hospital – UNC Chapel Hill.
Daphne “Mama Noni” Davis, Founder/Director/Chief Administrator since 1996. Instructor- African American Literature/Science/Theater Arts/ Art-
Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, UNC- Chapel Hill
Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction, Capella University
Ph.D. Candidate in K-12 Education, Capella University
Arielle E. Smith- 2012-present
Bachelor of Arts, Bennett College
Instructor/Alumni- Language Arts/English, Foreign Language, Social Studies
Baba Abel Wondafrash-2015-Present Bachelor of Science, NCCU Instructor-Computer Tech, Mathematics, Yoga
Baba Zayd Shakur – Since 2016-Present NCCU Alumni, Theater Arts Instructor
Baba Teli Shabu- Since 2007 – Present Master Drummer, Instructor
Baba Eric Kelly, III-2015 – PresentBachelor of Arts, NCCU, Art Instructor