In The News

Here you will find the most recent news related to Dr. Ruth’s work, trainings and workshops, panels, and other projects she’s involved in.

Georgia Public Broadcasting – Working as a Director of Programs for a non-profit organization that focus on dropout prevention, Dr. Ruth has been invited to speak on several panels to address the barriers that impact at-risk students.  The Bad Kids Documentary was her most recent panel discussion hosted by GPB.
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The Whole Teacher Conference – Dr. Ruth is one of the featured presenters at the First Annual Teacher Self-Care Conference in Atlanta, GA. She will be helping teachers find a way or make way into various leadership roles outside of the classroom.
Appointed to the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee of NCTE – This past Fall, Dr. Ruth honored with this appointment, which will advise NCTE on efforts to foster diversity and inclusivity among members and potential members, including (but not restricted to) in terms of race, ethnicity, sex and gender identity, age, economic status, physical ability, and teaching circumstances.

Order My Steps Guided Journals – Dr. Ruth is thrilled to announce the release of two coloring books and guided journals to help pre-teens, teens, and young adults memorize scripture, understand it, and apply to their lives. The book is sold on Barnes and Noble and Amazon. Get your copy HERE

Atlanta Public Schools CRCT Remediation & Student Support Program Development – While serving as the district’s Literacy Coordinator, Dr. Ruth was placed on a special assignment to develop and help implement programs and strategies to assist the students, schools, and families who were potentially impacted by the largest cheating scandal in educational history. Her work with this project has been featured in APS Talks Up, Ebony Magazine, a number of local news articles, and radio stations. During the first year of implementation 91% of the seniors who were potentially impacted were able to graduate and the program is still being implemented today in its second year.
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National Council of Teachers of English – Dr. Ruth passion is fueled by her purpose to engage political activism and social justice. She is currently working on a book entitled, Classroom Writing for Social Justice. This year she presented her ideas at a NCTE Annual Conference.
Her program design has been featured in Essence Magazine


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