From Poverty to Principal: A Guide to Promote Equity and Student Advocacy

From Poverty to Principal: A Guide to Promote Equity and Student Advocacy

by Annetha Jones

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From Poverty to Principal takes you on a journey from Annetha Jones’s childhood to adulthood. She shares her strengths, vulnerabilities, and how life events propelled her to promote educational advocacy for Black and Brown students. Through her experiences and deliberate efforts, she transparently imparts her personal and professional strategies to assist students of color to avoid common pitfalls as they navigate the educational system. A former educator and principal, Jones gained extensive knowledge of the system’s inner workings and has been privy to the inequities faced by many students of color.

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Product Details

BN ID: 2940164895396
Publisher: Annetha Jones
Publication date: 06/04/2021
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 1,052,580
File size: 251 KB

About the Author

Annetha Chambers Jones, Ed.S., is a former middle and high school principal, educator, mentor, inspirational speaker, and author. Her professional accomplishments include being named as 1997 Teacher of the Year, 2010 Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year and a nomination for 2016 Principal of the Year. She created and implemented two mentoring programs which serviced more than 300 students in her community. Annetha is a member of several professional organizations, as well as an active member in her sorority Delta Sigma Theta, where she donates her time to support others. A fun fact is that she competed in the Mrs. Florida pageant in 2001 and was selected as a top twelve finalist. She is proudly an HBCU graduate of “the” Florida AM University. In addition, she obtained both a Master’s and a Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University. Although Annetha retired in 2019, she remains certified in Educational Leadership, School Principalship and Business Education.
Annetha’s mantra is to live a faith-filled life, while inspiring others through the passion of her voice. One of her main goals is to promote educational equality while providing encouragement and mentorship for young leaders of color to overcome obstacles and barriers that are too often placed before us. She is married and blessed with two wonderful children.

Annetha provides inspirational messages to various groups.

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