Dr. James Whitfield is an award-winning education advocate centered on creating safe, nurturing, and equitable learning environments which, in turn, help transform communities. Over the course of nearly two decades in education, he’s served as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, and principal at the middle and high school levels.
His passions include sharing insightful stories of the power of education, leading with love, integrity, and dignity, overcoming adversity, and fighting with purpose and conviction for truth and justice.
Dr. Whitfield is known for disrupting systemic barriers, building positive culture, creating sustainable change, innovation, and dynamic coaching to build excellent and equitable learning environments for all students. Education changed the course of his life and he’s driven by a deep sense of purpose to ensure every student feels seen, heard, valued, and has access to an excellent and equitable educational experience.