Nina Gilbert to Direct the Center for Excellence in Education at Morehouse College in Atlanta

Nina L. Gilbert was appointed the inaugural director of the Center for Excellence in Education at Morehouse College in Atlanta. In this role, she is charged with developing a pipeline of world-class K-12 practitioners, innovators, policy makers, leaders, and researchers who are equipped to transform and improve educational outcomes in urban communities. The center will be focused on social justice, educational excellence, equity, and ethical leadership.

Dr. Gilbert has more than 25 years of experience as an educator in district, charter, independent, and international schools, as well as in higher education. She is the former senior advisor on education reform for the Morehouse Research Institute. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Morehouse College and at the Tift College of Education at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia.

Dr. Gilbert is a graduate of the University of West Georgia, where she majored in psychology. She earned a master’s degree in educational leadership from Clark Atlanta University and a doctorate in educational and organizational leadership from the University of Pennsylvania.

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