Ruafika Cobb currently serves as an Assistant Principal at Asheville High School. She is a native daughter of Alabama and a proud alumna of Tuskegee University, where she graduated with a BS in Biology. She received an M.Ed in Educational Leadership with a focus on Administration from East Tennessee State University in 2010.
Throughout her educational tenure, she has taught middle school Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, and science and has served as an Elementary Math Coach and Assistant Principal. She is an equity-centered instructional leader who believes students must feel safe at school, be authentically engaged in culturally relevant and responsive experiences, and immersed in higher order thinking and problem-solving. She is also a firm believer that positive and robust relationships are the key to students being able to learn and properly grow.