In its June meeting, the SCC Executive Committee voted to invite Queen Robinson to serve as the new Associate Education Superintendent for the ten South Central Conference schools. Mrs. Robinson, a native of Mobile, AL, is a product of Adventist education having received a BA degree from Oakwood College and an MAT in Elementary Education from Andrews University. She has over thirty-six years of educational experience as a classroom teacher, school administrator, and adjunct professor at such institutions as Emmanuel SDA School, Alcy Jr. Academy, Ramah Jr. Academy, FH Jenkins SDA School and Crichton Community College.
Mrs. Robinson is also an entrepreneur and owner of Educational Communications Inc. Her company has been a supplemental education service provider, assisting school districts in Tennessee and Ohio to meet the many requirements associated with the No Child Left Behind legislation. She is the recipient of several awards including the Zapara Teacher of the Year Award, the Women’s Meritorious Award, and the Community Service Award. A life-long learner, Mrs. Robinson is enrolled in the doctoral program at Capela University, where her dissertation area of study is Differentiated Instruction. She is married to Pastor Luke Robinson (Shelbyville/Gallatin District) and they have three adult sons and eight grandchildren.
Assuming her duties on July 1, Mrs. Robinson will oversee curriculum and professional development initiatives for the entire conference in addition to supervision of instruction at the Louisville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Memphis and Jackson, MS schools. South Central Conference is blessed to have Mrs. Robinson join the education team.