Assistant Director, Strategic Initiatives and Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Alicia Monroe is a PK-20 experienced educator and international education consultant. Her nationally recognized research, Co-Creative Dialogue in Culturally Proficient Schools, provides a glimpse into the socio-dynamics of school communities and methods of self-correction that will support student achievement. Her notable success in creating a culture of belonging and achievement in schools along with her expertise in developing equity and access models that frame educational opportunities for all students are the core of the ongoing support and professional learning she provides to school districts. Dr. Monroe also serves as Assistant Director, Strategic Initiatives at Rowan University. Notably, in this role, she created and implements the Rowan First Star STEAM Academy, a pre-college transition program that engages foster youth in project-based, experiential learning, college to career discovery, and intrusive mentoring and coaching. As adjunct faculty in the Master of Higher Education program and Africana Studies department at Rowan University, Monroe teaches the Diversity in Higher Education course and has created and teaches the course Black Lives Matter: An Ethnographic Perspective of the Movement. She is also the CEO and Founder of Solutions for Sustained Success, LLC., which provides services and professional learning in the areas of education, organizational systems, change management, leadership, diversity and inclusion, and equity and access.