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Vernita Mayfield, Ph.D.

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Dr. Mayfield has a wide range of leadership experience in culturally responsive practices, building cultural competency, leadership, instructional efficacy and curriculum design. Previous roles included vice president of learning, teacher educator, researcher, school improvement consultant, secondary principal, and elementary teacher. She is currently the President of Leadervation Learning and leads a team of professional developers and curriculum designers who craft engaging, entertaining, thoughtful, and meaningful professional development experiences for organizations.

Mayfield has been a key player in two state educational agencies -  overseeing school improvement efforts. She served as a lead researcher at McREL where she worked with Dr. Robert Marzano delivering professional development on evidence-based instructional and leadership practices and delivered professional development on Closing the Achievement Gap projects in several programs nationally.  

Her clients include schools, non-profit agencies, and state and federal agencies including the National Park System which is currently delivering a customized national program on anti-racism, and the Colorado State Patrol physical, social and emotional safety curriculum for K-12 students delivered to public school students across the state. 

Mayfield holds a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Educational Leadership and Innovation from the University of Colorado, an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Administration  from the University of Colorado, and a Masters in Business Administration from California State University.

She is a published author of numerous articles and the forthcoming book,  Twelve Minutes to Cultural Competency. (ASCD, 2019)  


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