Phone: 757-852-4641


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. P. M. Tatem - Principal

At Coleman Place, our staff and students have a tradition of excellence with the support of our parents and volunteers. We are proud of our accomplishments and encourage you to visit so that you can see the learning that takes place each and everyday.

Coleman Place is a school in which we take great pride.

•We take pride in our faculty who work very hard in providing the highest-level of education for our students.
•We take pride in our students who work hard each and everyday academically, as well as, exemplifying world-class citizenship.
•We also take great pride in our parents and community, who provide us with incredible support.



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Lakisha Ireland

Welcome to Coleman Place Elementary School, where “Cougars Stand Proud”!  It is an honor to serve as the Assistant Principal of Coleman Place.  This school year marks my second year as the Assistant Principal and I know Coleman Place has the BEST teachers, staff, scholars, parents and community supporters in all of Norfolk.

This year marks the beginning of my 23rd year of education. My combined educational experiences include serving as a General Education Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Interventionist, Compliance Specialist and District-Wide Program Specialist. 

I look forward to a wonderful year of learning and growing and I encourage each of you to be the AWE in Awesome!

If you have any questions or concerns please call the school at 757-852-4641.  

Dr. Ireland

“Cougars Stand Proud”