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 Chantea R. Wright
Chantea R. Wright
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Education
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 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
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
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.
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

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
B.A., Virginia Union University 2003
History/Political Science, Community Based Education
M.Ed., University of Richmond 2011
Curriculum & Instruction
Ed.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2019
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Contact Information
North Court
(804) 289-8427