Originally from Brooklyn NY, Mrs. Blake-McDowell came to Baltimore to pursue an A.A.S degree in Cooking & Baking, B.S. in Business Management and a M.S. degree in International Business from Baltimore International College. She later completed another M.S. degree in School Counseling from Johns Hopkins University and holds her Admin 1 certification in Leadership and Supervision from Loyola University Maryland. Mrs. Blake-McDowell is currently pursuing an EdD degree in Urban Educational Leadership at Morgan State University.
Her passion for educational growth for the youth of Baltimore City gave her the opportunity to work as the Assistant Director of Admissions at BIC and teach at Mergenthaler High School in Baltimore city where she was awarded “CTE Teacher of the Year” for the 2016-2017 school year. Because of her belief in access for all students, Natasha currently sits on the Regional Council for College Board and is an active advisory board member for Art with a Heart. Her goal is to make sure every student is aware of all post-secondary educational opportunities.
Mrs. Blake-McDowell currently resides in Baltimore with her husband “Chef Tee” who is also a Baltimore City educator.
Phone: 410-783-2905 ext. 206