Headshot of Chantea R. Wright

Chantea R. Wright

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Education

  • Profile
    D​r. ​Chantea Wright is a passionate educator. Currently, she​ serves as the Innovative Instructional Design ​Manager for Richmond Public Schools. She has previously served as an Instructional Technology Resource Teacher and classroom teacher​. Wright sits on the Virginia Education Association’s Instructional Professional Development Committee,​ driving professional development for members across the state.
    • Grants and Felowships

      Virginia Education Association Mini Grant, 2016-2017


      Wells Fargo Greater Virginia Teacher Grant, 2012-2013


      Virginia Council on Economic Education Mini Grant, 2012-2013


      Yale National Fellow, Yale National Teacher Initiative, 2012

    • Awards

      Brenton S. Halsey Teaching Excellence Award, Virginia Historical Society, 2014


      Teacher of the Year Nominee, Franklin Military Academy, 2013, 2014


      African American Civil War Museum Best Lesson Plan, First Place, 2012

    • Presentations

      Wright, C. (​2019, October). Teacher perception of professional development and impact on​ instructional practice and student achievement. Presentation at the ​Virginia Educational Research Association annual meeting, Charlottesville, Va.


      Wright, C., & Cash, C. (2019, September). Teacher perception of professional development and impact on​ instructional practice and student achievement. Presentation at the ​International Society for Education​al Planning annual meeting, Lisbon, Portugal.

    • Memberships

      RIchmond Education Association


      Virginia Consortium of Social Studies Specialists and College Educators


      Virginia Education Association


      Virginia Society for Technology in Education


      National Council for History Education


      National Staff Development Council


      International Society for Technology in Education

    • Professional Experience

      Manager, Innovative & Instructional Design (2020-Present)

      Richmond Public Schools


      TechConnect Facilitator (2015-Present)

      Richmond Public Schools Education Foundation


      Instructional Technology Resource Teacher (2014-2020)

      Richmond Public Schools


      History & Economics Teacher (2009-2014)

      Franklin Military Leadership Academy, Richmond Public Schools

    • Certifications

      Post-Graduate Certification, Administration & Supervision


      Virginia Postgraduate Professional License, Endorsed in Administration & Supervision PreK-12 and History


      Online Teaching Methodology Certificate, WHRO/Consortium for Interactive Education

    • Community Service

      Virginia Education Association, Instructional Professional Development Committee