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Brenda Granger

Brenda Granger is the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Education Consultant for THE 5Ps, LLC.

Brenda has been the Principal of Heidelberg High School in Germany; Subschool Principal, Hayfield Secondary School, Fairfax County, Virginia; Assistant Principal, Van Voorhis Elementary School, Ft. Knox, Kentucky and Crawford Elementary School, Aurora, Colorado. In addition, Brenda’s various teaching positions include: Acting Administrator, 7th and 8th grade language arts, reading, social studies, and computer teacher, Emotional Behavioral Disorder teacher, and Inclusion Resource Case Manager; 6th grade science and social studies teacher, Huachuca City School, Huachuca City, Arizona; Behavioral Management Specialist/Consultant, Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School, Ramstein Jr. and High School, Germany; Learning Impaired Teacher, Ramstein Elementary School, Germany; and 9th grade english and social studies teacher, Booker Jr. High School, Little Rock, Arkansas. In sum, Brenda has taught in various school districts for 17 years.

Brenda Granger is presently involved in Community College of Aurora Foundation Board Member, Volunteer Trainer for the Military Child Education Coalition, Choir Member and tutors college students.

AWARDS AND HONORS:
The Department of the Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, Honorary Member of the United States Army Medical Department Regiment, two Outstanding Civilian Service Medals, two Commander’s Awards for Public Service, U.S. Army Joan of Arc Award, Certificates of Appreciation, Exceptional Leadership (Principal) cash awards, Equal Employment Opportunity Inspiration Women of the Year and Outstanding Young Women of America.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
Brenda’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree from Philander Smith College with a major in Special Education and a minor in Secondary Education, and a Graduate Degree from University of Central Arkansas with a Master of Science in Education.

Brenda completed studies in Education Leadership at the University of Northern Colorado and received Principal License. In addition, Brenda has completed Teacher Evaluator Training, Safe School Workshop, Maximizing Achievement and Minimizing Crises”-The Institute for Effective Education, Understanding Teaching-The Department of Defense Dependents School-Germany, Street Law in DoDEA Training, AVID Implementation Strand, Literacy Learning in the Classroom, Government Purchase Card Tutorial, Asbestos Awareness Course, Special Education Leadership Institute, Ethnics Training.

Postgraduate Professional License’s Certification:
Certified in Virginia in the areas of Administration and Supervision, Emotional Disturbance, History and Social Science, Mental Retardation, Severe Disabilities, and Specific Learning Disabilities.
Professional Principal License: Certified in Colorado, Educationally and Mentally Handicapped
Professional Principal License: Certified in Colorado, School Principal

PAST EMPLOYMENT COMMITTEES:
Teacher Mentor, Northwest Feeder Essentials Programs Design and Delivery Task Force, Request for Change Task Force, Multicultural Education Content Outcome Committee Adopt-A-School partnership Committee, District Process Action Team, School Induction Program, Interviewer for Aurora Public School Annual Interview Process, Project Leadership, Special Education Case Study Committee Chair, and PTO Executive Board.

PAST COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Senior Spouse Liaison for the Capital Region, Red Cross Case Manager, Girl Scout Leader, Neighborhood Chairman, AMEDD Advisor, Family Readiness Group Coordinator and Leader and Chairwomen of the German “Kindergraves Foundation, Volunteer teacher at Hoffman Boston Elementary School in Arlington Virginia, Evening tutor at Shiloh, Co-Coordinator of the Community Health Fair, First Vice President of the Fort Huachuca Parent Teacher Organization, DoDEA Grant Reviewer.