Viola Belinda Blackshear, Ed.D.

Chief Executive Officer & Headmistress

Professional Certified Success Coach
Certified Facilitator of Girls Circle
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 
  • Four years as a certified success coach
  • Four years as a girls's Circle Facilitator
  • Eight years of experience as a Principal
  • Four years of experience as an Instructional Liaison Specialist/Assistant Principal – elementary and middle schools
  • One year of experience as a Liaison Specialist II – Technology, Special Assignment to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent
  • Three years of experience as a Liaison Specialist II - Professional Development
  • Two years of experience as an Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Seven years of experience as an Elementary and Middle School Teacher and Team Leader
  • Five years of experience as a Program/ Curriculum Coordinator for a Saturday Academy at a major University
  • Twenty-four years of experience as a Parent and Family Liaison
  • Ten years of experience as a Coordinator in managing federal, state and local grants for schools
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence - 2009
 
Grants received from 2005 - 2011
 
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant - Awarded $1,050,000 for three years - School-based
  • Georgia Department of Human Resources Grant - Award of $70,000 a year: selected School-based
  • Laura Bush Foundation Grant - Award of $5,000: System-based
  • Fruit and Vegetable Grant Award of $15,000: System-based
  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation Program: Selected School-based
  • Talent Development Grant - Awarded a school-based gifted teacher: System-based
  • United Way Opportunity Fund Grant –Award of $25,000: School-based
  • United Way Fulton County Community and Neighborhood Investment Grant-Award of $1,000: School-based

 

 

Viola Belinda Blackshear, Ed.D.

Chief Executive Officer / Headmistress

Professional Certified Success Coach
Certified Facilitator of Girls Circle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

  • Four years as a certified success coach
  • Four years as a girls's Circle Facilitator
  • Eight years of experience as a Principal
  • Four years of experience as an Instructional Liaison Specialist/Assistant Principal – elementary and middle schools
  • One year of experience as a Liaison Specialist II – Technology, Special Assignment to the Office of the Deputy Superintendent
  • Three years of experience as a Liaison Specialist II - Professional Development
  • Two years of experience as an Instructional Technology Specialist
  • Seven years of experience as an Elementary and Middle School Teacher and Team Leader
  • Five years of experience as a Program/ Curriculum Coordinator for a Saturday Academy at a major University
  • Twenty-four years of experience as a Parent and Family Liaison
  • Ten years of experience as a Coordinator in managing federal, state and local grants for schools
ACCOMPLISHMENTS
National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence - 2009
 
Grants received from 2005 - 2011
 
  • 21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant - Awarded $1,050,000 for three years - School-based
  • Georgia Department of Human Resources Grant - Award of $70,000 a year: selected School-based
  • Laura Bush Foundation Grant - Award of $5,000: System-based
  • Fruit and Vegetable Grant Award of $15,000: System-based
  • Alliance for a Healthier Generation Program: Selected School-based
  • Talent Development Grant - Awarded a school-based gifted teacher: System-based
  • United Way Opportunity Fund Grant –Award of $25,000: School-based
  • United Way Fulton County Community and Neighborhood Investment Grant-Award of $1,000: School-based