Undergraduate, Graduate, and Post-Graduate Studies
M.Ed., Special Education
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS, CHICAGO
Project LEAD (Leaders Enhancing outcomes for Adjudicated youth with Disabilities with intensive needs in urban settings) prepares special educators and school social workers to earn initial certification and improve outcomes for adjudicated youth with disabilities in temporary detention center schools and middle and high schools. Degree conferred: May 2019
Ed.D., Instructional Leadership
ARGOSY UNIVERSITY, PHOENIX
The doctoral dissertation research project explored the effects that relationships and relevance had on the scholastic attitudes of Black males. The consistent underperformance of Black males requires that alternative educational approaches are researched and implemented.
Degree conferred: February 2017.
MSEd., Elementary Teaching
The Elementary Teaching programs is widely respected for its emphasis on reflection, research, flexibility, and lifelong learning. Effective teachers understand their students’ social and cultural contexts and the roles of schools in society and have field experiences in both urban and suburban schools.
Degree conferred: June 2016
M.S., Nonprofit Management
SPERTUS INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH LEARNING
The master's degree in nonprofit management prepares graduates to become effective leaders of nonprofit organizations, focusing not only on management but also on fundraising and social work. Graduates are equipped with business acumen and leadership skills.
Degree conferred: August 2014
M.A., School Leadership
CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY, CHICAGO
The Concordia University Chicago Department of Leadership is at the forefront in providing educators with quality, relevant, and current Master’s in Education and Doctoral education programs that enhance the leadership of public and private school teachers and administrators.
Degree conferred: August 2005
B.A., Liberal Studies
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY
Since 1867, Chicago State has become a renowned center of progressive education. The Board of Governors degree program provided educational opportunities consistent with improving the quality of life for my family and the larger society. Minored in Recreation Leadership, Sociology, and Psychology.
Degree conferred: May 1998