Teaching, Leadership, & Culture in Educational Equity
A Coaching and Certificate Program
Dr. Venus E. Evans-Winters (Dr. V) is a research and policy scholar with expertise in educational policy analysis, critical pedagogy, and the sociology of urban education. As a former University Professor of Educational Policy, she has taught preservice teachers, principals, and superintendents. Her latest co-authored books are, "Intersectional Qualitative Research: An Introduction" and "Investing in the Educational Success of Black Women and Girls". Dr. Evans-Winters is the author of “Black Feminism in Qualitative Inquiry: A Mosaic for Writing Our Daughter’s Body” and “Teaching Black Girls: Resilience in Urban Schools”. She is co-editor of the books, “Black Feminism in Education: Black Women Speak Up, Back, & Out”, “Celebrating Twenty Years of Black Girlhood: The Lauryn Hill Reader”, and “(Re)Teaching Trayvon: Education for Racial Justice and Human Freedom”. She is also the author of numerous academic journal articles and book chapters. This invitee to President Obama’s special convening on “The State of Research on Girls and Women”, has served girls, young men, and women in the U.S., Ghana, West Africa, and South Africa. She has facilitated and participated in Paulo Freire critical pedagogue institutes in Malta, Greece, Spain, and Italy. Dr. Evans-Winters is also a licensed clinical social worker, licensed school social worker, and a complex trauma professional as well as a certified health and wellness coach.