Erika Rains, Principal
Erika Rains is the Principal and Co-Founder of the Somerset College Preparatory Academy. She holds a Master's in Educational Leadership as well as a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies and Human Development, majoring in Education and minoring in English Literature from Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN. She also holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Barry University in Miami, FL. Erika is currently working towards her Doctorate at Nova Southeastern University, focusing on Instructional Leadership and Charter School Management.
Erika has been teaching grades 6 through 12 in FL since 2002, has served as team leader, extended day program director, and co-coach for Reading in a middle school, lead PCSP teacher in high school and opened a charter school as assistant principal.
As founder of Somerset College Prep Academy, Erika has developed the academy from conception to reality, to one of the highest-performing high schools in the county. Somerset has recently relocated from its original home to a beautiful new facility in SLW.