The purpose of the study is to explore and investigate the professional experiences of black educators with racism in school cultures and the way those experiences have shaped their professional practices. Cuevas (2016) has dedicated his professional expertise to developing teaching methodologies and curricula to engage Latino students. However, the personal experiences of Black K-12 educators with racial bias in their school cultures are particularly an under-studied area (Priest, et al., 2014).
With approximately 8.3 million high school student in the United States enrolled in career and technical education in 2016-17, CTE is structured as a productive career pathway rather than a four year college alternative. Education, business and community partnerships are essential to provide hands on learning.
Focus is on innovative approaches to entrepreneurial education in three high shools in western United States.
Economic, academic, political, social, and healthcare advantages of entrepreneurship validate its capacity to jumpstart and sustain the global community.
Served as dissertation chair.