Kenya C. Ramey

Capstone Projects Coordinator

As a 4th generation educator, my pedagogy is influenced by the historiography of indigenous cultures of the world and contemporary movements; Having received my formal education from Virginia State University (BA, History) and Temple University (MA, Africana Studies & MEd, Social Studies Teacher Education). For the past 15 years, I have served as an educator for NYC Department of Education, School District of Philadelphia and several international communities: Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Cuba, Brazil, India, Haiti and Puerto Rico. Currently, I engage as Capstone Projects Coordinator at DCI, where I articulate MYP applications of learning global context themed student growth, curriculum design, instructional implementation for the following key areas: Personal Project Development, College and Career Readiness and Service Learning (CP). As a public speaker, I have facilitated more than 100 lectures, workshops and professional development seminars around diversity, equity and inclusion within education. Notably, I am enriching my scholarship, practice and leadership by pursuing a Doctorate of Education (EdD) degree in Educational Administration and Supervision (College of Education, Department of Educational Leadership) at Virginia State University. In my walk, I interconnect my paradigm, professional experiences and community engagement to be manifestations of my essential commitment to education, cultural advocacy and social/human rights. Professional Skills Academic Advising, College Readiness, Community Relations, Curriculum Writing, Facilitation, Leadership Development, Operations Management, Post-Secondary Transition, Program Design, Project Based Learning, Project Management, Public Speaking, Data Analysis, Recruitment, Service-Learning, Staff Development, Student Affairs, Organizational Systems & Structures Research & Teaching Interests African-Centered Pedagogy, African Diaspora History & Culture, Critical Race Theory, Cultural Preservation, Diversity, Ethics & Policy in Education, Research Methodology, Social Foundations of Education, Teacher Education/Teacher Development, Teaching Social Studies