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Jernaya R. Coleman, Ed.D., CDF

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Doctor of Education Degree

Educational Administration & Supervision

Virginia State University - Petersburg, VA


School Improvement for Struggling Schools: Are Year Round Schools an Effective Alternative for Improving Student Achievement?

(Explanatory Sequential Mixed Methods Study)

  • Educational Leadership & Service Award

  • Graduate Research Symposium - Outstanding Presentation Award

  • Ireland Summer Study Abroad

  • Independent Study: Ningbo, China

  • Leadership Internship with the Superintendent of Petersburg Public Schools

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant - Department of Doctoral Studies

Master of Education Degree

Curriculum & Instruction

Averett University - Danville, VA

Bachelor of Science Degree

Health, Physical Education, & Exercise Science

Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

  • University Service Award

  • University Leadership Award

  • Division 1 Women's Volleyball

  • Division 1 Women's Track & Field

  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated - Theta Rho Chapter President

Advanced Studies High School Diploma

Dual Enrollment - Danville Community College

Halifax County High School, South Boston, VA

  • National Honor Society

  • Female Athlete of the Year

  • Volleyball - MVP

  • Track & Field - MVP

  • FBLA President

  • Senior Class Vice-President