Sonya's Blog

The Wrong Side of the Street

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | December 18, 2018 |

Last week I went to the dentist and while waiting in the chair, I watched a home upgrade/buying show. During the show the potential buyer said, “I love this home, I love this land, but I will not buy this house because it is on the wrong side of the street.” She added, “it’s the…

What Does it Take to Improve The Academic Performance and Social/Emotional Well-Being of Diverse Student Populations?

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | December 8, 2018 |

I am so humbled to be able to serve as keynote speaker for the national conference hosted by the America Camp Association. The conference will take place at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. I will deliver my keynote on February 20, 2019. In preparation for this event, and in alignment with what I…

Leadership Matters

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | September 12, 2017 |

National Superintendent Certification

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | September 12, 2017 |

Educators! How bad do you want it?

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | August 21, 2017 |

As we work toward our goal of preparing our students for success in school, and most importantly in life, it has become imperative that we continue to grow intellectually. It is my belief that this goal is best accomplished when we combine our intelligences and share our professional experiences with educators that have similar missions…

Welcome to Sonya Whitaker’s Blog

By Dr. Sonya Whitaker | August 21, 2017 |

Welcome! I would like to share that I am thrilled to unveil My New Website to you!! This website has been developed with you in mind. My goal is to remain in close contact with you as we grow to develop a better understanding about how to best meet the needs of our diverse population…