Dr. Toni Tyson, a New Orleans native, has been instrumental in the development and success of BMA. As a teacher and now principal, she has greatly influenced and impacted the lives of several students here at BMA for 41 years. Dr. Tyson is a graduate of the University of New Orleans, where she received a BGS and MEd in Curriculum & Instruction. She received her Doctorate of Religious Education from Friends International Christian University. Dr. Tyson seeks diligently to bring out the excellence in every aspect of Bishop McManus Academy.