IDEA Southeast

Proudly serving the students and families of Fort Worth.

Who we are

IDEA Southeast sets high expectations for every student and goes the extra mile to make sure every student realizes their own potential. Personalized learning, critical thinking skills, mastery of core subjects is our recipe for success.

  • 2021 Year Founded
  • TBD Students Currently Enrolled
  • K – 3 & 6 – 7 22-23 Grade Levels

Our Campus

IDEA Southeast is located at:

IDEA Southeast, 2935 E Seminary Dr., Fort Worth, TX 76119

2935 E Seminary Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76119
(817) 885-4250


Campus Leaders

Alethea Duncan

Principal, IDEA Southeast Academy

Alethea Duncan currently serves as Principal of IDEA Southeast Academy in Tarrant County. She has also served as a Principal In Residence in Tarrant County at IDEA Rise where she managed 2nd and 3rd grade English Language Arts teachers, 1st grade Direct Instruction teacher and co-teacher, and the K-2 Assistant Principal of Instruction.

Prior to her current role with IDEA Public Schools, she worked in the field of Adult Corrections for over 5 years, before being called to move into the world of prevention and early intervention. Alethea achieved her teaching credentials in 2001. Her direct classroom experience as a teacher has spanned across elementary, secondary, traditional, and alternative schools. Her passion and ability to develop others led to her service in a number of leadership capacities – Lead Teacher, Parent Education Trainer, Campus-based Instructional Coach, District-based Instructional Coach, District-based Instructional Expert Teacher, Special Programs Support Administrator, Program Specialist, and Assistant Principal with her previous district. Alethea views students, and our work with them, as investments rather than expenses. She feels her purpose is to help all students regardless of ethnicity, language barriers, or socioeconomic backgrounds, accomplish social emotional and academic success. She is committed to a constant cycle of data analysis, purposeful planning, implementation of strategies, monitoring for success, and repeating the cycle to accomplish high achieving goals for all students.

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Takesha Winn

Principal, IDEA Southest College Prep

Dr. Takesha Hall is the proud principal of IDEA Southeast College Prep. Prior to joining IDEA, Dr. Hall served at Justin Ford Kimball High School in Dallas, Texas as an English teacher for nine years. During the next year, Kesha strengthened her instructional coaching skills by serving as a summer Teacher Development Coach with The New Teacher Project and campus instructional coach before moving into the role of Assistant Principal at T.W. Browne Middle School in Dallas.

After two years as an assistant principal, Dr. Hall was promoted to the district manager of Onboarding and Retention, New Teacher Support and Induction, and Interim manager for the Distinguished Teacher, where she successfully lead the implementation and monitoring of key district initiatives and priorities. Dr. Hall departed Dallas to begin her journey with IDEA Tarrant County in 2019, where she served as a Principal In Residence at IDEA Achieve and IDEA Edgecliff. Dr.Hall earned her Bachelors in English at The University of Texas at Arlington and her Masters in Educational Administration at The University of North Texas at Dallas. In 2018, she completed her doctorate in Educational Leadership at The University of North Texas; she wrote her dissertation, Culturally Relevant Recruitment and Hiring in an Urban District to support districts with refining their hiring protocols to address the Fit Theory and the tenets of Cultural Relevant Pedagogy. When you meet anyone that Takesha has lead or worked alongside of, they will tell you that she is passionate, leads authentically and unapologetically advocates for a high quality education for ALL students because she believes that education changes trajectories; education changes lives. She is living proof.

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Ben Bracher

Assistant Principal of Operations, IDEA Southeast

IDEA's 2022-23 Student Application is now live!

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