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Ginger Black, Ed.D.

Ginger Black

Assistant Professor, Cato School of Education

Biography

Ginger Black is an assistant professor in the Cato School of Education at Queens University.  Additionally, she serves as the Director of the Cato Teaching Fellows and works to facilitate opportunities for students to serve, lead and become outstanding educators. Ginger was a classroom teacher in Lincoln County, Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools and Pitt County prior to beginning her career at Queens. She has 15 years of classroom experience which enables her to genuinely relate to the students she is teaching in the School of Education. Ginger’s background and expertise in education are valuable in training new teachers for their future in the classroom. She is passionate about education and hopes to instill this in the students she works with at Queens. Ginger has built relationships with many administrators and educators in CMS to create partnerships between Queens and the surrounding schools. Through these partnerships, her students can grow their educational philosophies and learn about classroom practices through clinical experiences. She is eager to prepare teachers that are also passionate about education, prepared to teach in the 21st century, and willing to go above and beyond to meet the needs of all learners. 

Dr. Black prides herself in building solid relationships with her students. She believes that building relationships is an effective method that educators should utilize in order to successfully teach students. Through this process, she can understand her learners, can relate to them personally and understands better how to help them be most successful. Her students in turn are more willing to participate and feel they are valuable in the classroom.  

Ginger resides in Lincoln County where she continues to work closely with the schools to support the education of the students in her hometown. When she is not working she enjoys the company of her husband, her three children and her dog.   

Education

Ed.D., Curriculum and Instruction, Gardner-Webb University
M.Ed., Elementary Education, Gardern-Webb University
B.S., Elementary Education, East Carolina University

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