A professional educator and administrator for 20 years, Euna McGruder has led numerous elementary, middle, and high schools throughout her career. She began her leadership experience as an Assistant Principal at an elementary school in Dayton, Ohio. Two years later, Dr. McGruder assumed full responsibility for a grade school in Greensboro, North Carolina. Subsequently, she contributed to the DeKalb County Schools in Stone Mountain, Georgia, finishing her tenure as Principal of Robert Shaw Elementary Theme School. Most recently, Euna McGruder has led a public middle school in Baltimore, Maryland. Demonstrating leadership in a number of areas, Dr. McGruder has facilitated dramatic increases in student test scores in reading and mathematics. The state of Maryland named her institution a “turnaround school.” However, she does not limit her efforts to students. Dr. McGruder also strives to encourage teachers through support programs that enable the educators to develop leadership skills, enhance teaching practices, and form a cohesive working environment. Euna McGruder enjoys reading, walking, and Pilates in her spare time. She also pursues creative writing and art appreciation. Dr. McGruder believes in giving back through Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless as well as Goodwill Industries International. She also supports Kenneth Copeland Ministries, based in Ft. Worth, Texas. To prepare for her career in education, Euna McGruder earned three degrees. She attended Tennessee State University in Nashville and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration. Subsequently, she earned a Master of Science in Teaching, with a focus on Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Dayton in Ohio. Two years ago, she completed her Doctor of Philosophy in Leadership in Educational Administration from Capella University.
Walking, Pilates, Reading, Creative Writing, Arts Appreciation, Motivational Speaking
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