Certified in Tennessee, Mississippi, & Arkansas for K-8 Instruction, Full Curriculum PreK-12 School Administration
Dr. Ingrid N. Mitchell has more than 20 years of experience within the educational field. She currently serves as an Instructional Specialist within a Memphis, Tennessee charter school network coaching teachers, as well as an Adjunct Professor of Reading at Southwest TN Community College, teaching adult students in the art of reading critically. Over the years, Dr. Mitchell has functioned in various roles, such as Teacher, Instructional Coach with focus on Literacy, School Principal at a K-12 Special Education School, Series Presenter at Literacy Association of Tennessee in Murfreesboro, TN., Literacy Consultant for the Tennessee Department of Education with Education Programming in Colleges for Teacher Endorsement Programs, and Tennessee Department of Education (English Language Arts) ELA Teacher Trainer. As a result of collective opportunities, she believes her strongest skills have been in developing action plans based on data and delivering tailored professional development. In addition, Dr. Mitchell has written a children’s book series that is based in literacy strategy and skills. Along with being a self-published author of children’s books, she is professionally published by way of her doctoral study, Effect of Vocabulary Test Preparation on Low-Income Black Middle School Students’ Reading Scores, Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2016. The research study highlights and verifies her work as an Executive Leader that specializes in helping subgroups. This research study, has been currently downloaded internationally, by government agencies, and learning facilities for the purpose of training others.
Nominated by Walden University to join The National Society of Leadership & Success Organization. This nomination was based on her work with fellow Doctoral students who had similar educational research topics and leadership exhibited post-Doctoral graduation, i.e. working with TDOE, presenting at Literacy Association of Tennessee, and teaching at the community college in her chosen specialty area.