Jennifer (Jenny) L. Penland, Ed.D. (USA)
Director of the School of Education
Dr.Penland is currently serving as an Associate Professor and Director of the School of Education at Shepherd University. She received her Doctorate in Educational Leadership with an Emphasis in Multicultural Studies from Lamar University, Texas, has three decades of academic experience in teaching and technology development and holds online certifications for Sakai, Blackboard Ultra, RNL’s Purple Briefcase. She has published articles and book chapters related to cultural resilience and academic innovations in many journals including The Qualitative Report, Journal of Mentoring & Tutoring, Fourth World Journal (CWIS), the University of South Dakota’s Indian Education (XanEdu) etc..
Bronwyn Ewing, PhD (Australia)
Leader: STEM Education Research Group (QUT)
Dr.Bronwyn Ewing is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the School of Teacher Education and Leadership, Faculty of Creative Industries, Education and Social Justice, Queensland University of Technolog, Australia. She is the course coordinator for the Masters of Teaching (Primary) program and Leader of the STEM Education Research Group sensationalized through the Faculty of Education. She is working with the Justice and Attorney-General Department Queensland and the Department of Education Training Queensland on a project which addresses the mathematics learning needs of young people in youth detention to unlock and improve their learning potential.
Professor Grace Sarra, PhD (Australia)
Leader : Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice (QUT)
Professor Sarra leads Faculty of Creative Industries, Education & Social Justice, School of Early Childhood & Inclusive Education at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Professor Sarra is an Indigenous educator and researcher is to provide leadership and knowledge around the area of whole school change and leadership with principals and teachers and to ensure that these programs include cultural empowerment ideas that are applicable to all schools. Her latest publication includes Sarra, Grace & Ewing, Bronwyn (2021) Culturally responsive pedagogies and perspectives in mathematics. In Shay, Marnee & Oliver, Rhonda (Eds.) Indigenous Education in Australia: Learning and Teaching for Deadly Futures. Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon, pp. 148-161.