Dr. Wendolyn Bouie
Administrative and Curriculum Specialist
Dr. Wendolyn Bouie is an award-winning educator with over 38 years’ experience as a teacher and administrator in public schools, private schools, and higher education. In addition, she has served as a consultant, keynote speaker at conferences, professor at the university level, and is a published author. She has served as a teacher at both the elementary and middle school levels, Title I Coordinator, instructional assistant principal, elementary school principal, Area Assistant Superintendent, and Associate Superintendent.
Much of Dr. Bouie’s professional work after retiring from the public-school sector has been assisting private schools. She developed the foundations for a new private school prior to its opening, including curriculum, operational standards and procedures, and all required elements to meet state certification requirements. She further served as Chief Learning Officer for the school for two years. Recently, Dr. Bouie served as a consultant for a charter school where she served as a professional coach for the school principal, worked with assistant principals with scheduling, operational procedures, behavior management, communication skills, data and standardized test score analysis focused on school improvement, and teacher supervision and evaluation. Dr. Bouie also worked with teachers to plan and implement effective instructional strategies based on a detailed analysis of student test scores and to develop and implement effective classroom management plans.
Dr. Bouie has received a number of awards for her work as an educator including the Presidential Award for Innovative Programs, and the John Stanford Award from the United States Department of Education, which was presented in a ceremony in Washington, D.C. by then Secretary of Education Richard Riley. Dr. Bouie recently published her first book, The Death of the Public School: Why So Much Money and Good Intentions Have Failed Our Children’s Education – and What to Do About It.
Dr. Bouie holds B.S., M.S., and Ed.S. degrees from Livingston University in elementary education, an M.Ed. degree in educational leadership from Livingston University, an Ed.S. degree in educational leadership from the University of Alabama, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from the University of Sarasota. She presently serves as an adjunct professor at Mercer University.