Cultural shifts demand educational change. Dr. Wilson understands this concept, so through her research she works to stay in-step with the needs of students and educational systems. Through her students, both young and seasoned, she has seen the transformational power of education on the mind, so she knows the importance of paying it forward. She gives back to the profession through research, teaching and service and never shies away from doing the hard things. She is constantly moving forward.
Her research interests are equity and access for underserved populations, education reform, and women in education. She has presented on these topics at regional and national conferences. Also, she has a published chapter in the two book volume Women as Leaders in Education: Succeeding despite inequity, discrimination and other challenges. and was a contributor and editor for the book, Women in Education, Narratives of challenge and change.
Dr. Wilson is not a stingy keeper of knowledge. She believes that her responsibility as a life long learner includes information-sharing and networking. As an instructional coach, she has worked diligently to teach teachers as well as lead through learning. It is how she gives back through teaching.
It Is Her Privilege to Serve
Throughout her tenure in education, Dr. Wilson has served on multiple committees, reviewed a myriad of articles for publication, and created a long list of program firsts. Among them were the Paraprofessionals ExCEL program where she worked with school districts to create a seamless pathway for paras to become certified teachers; Education Week where she increased student interests and engagement in the teacher education profession, and the Teacher Quality Academy, where she spearheaded the reflective practice initiative.
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