Dr. Pamela Manning is an Associate Professor at McKendree University. She was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Pam attended Middle Tennessee State University receiving a double major in Speech Pathology and Social Work with an endorsement in Special Education. Accompanying her military husband across the world; she attended Hampton University, graduating with a Master in Deaf Education, and completed her Doctorate in School Leadership from Saint Louis University.
Dr. Manning’s notable teaching experiences include, working in public schools in Alabama, Germany, Virginia, California, Alaska, and Illinois from grades PreK through 12th. She has been the Principal of Elementary, Junior High, and High Schools, then promoted to Superintendent within an Illinois School District.
She shares her skills and experiences within the School of Education division at McKendree University teaching undergraduate and graduate students. It is her hope to teach, inspire, and share experiences to all aspiring educators and have doors open for them on their educational journey.
She goes above and beyond as she lends her voice and time to services such as Big Brother Big Sisters, United Way, Social Justice and Equity Committees, Racial Harmony and speaks on hot educational topics for parents, teachers, and educators.
She is the author of “My Child Would Never Do That” which will be release in audiobooks next month. She co-authored several issues for the IASB Journal such as, The mis-education of African American Students; Promoting Equity from the Boardroom to the Classroom: Transforming Districts Into Professional Learning Organizations and other publications.
As a seasoned educator coupled with her experiences and an unique vision for equity throughout her journey, she continues to be proactively involved in numerous situation within metro-east schools and beyond.
9:30 AM–10:25 AM Oct 25, 2021
Room 404, Peoria Civic Center