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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.
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    • Grants and Fellowships

      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