Recently members of the community have been appointed and/or accepted new positions. Ms. Shannon Palmer has accepted an appointment as the new chief of staff and assistant to the president for strategic initiatives at Edward Waters University (EWU).
The Jacksonville Public Education Fund announced that three public school teachers in Duval County have been selected as the 2021 winners of the Wolfburg Fellowship for Social Justice in Education. April McRae and Crystal Jefferson of Jacksonville Heights Elementary and Steven Ingram of Stanton College Preparatory High School will pursue professional learning on diversity and inclusion, participate in JPEF’s Teacher Leadership Initiative, and lead activities with their students.
Leadership Jacksonville, an organization that educates, connects and inspires diverse leaders to build and strengthen their communities, announced its 2021-22 officers and new members added to its board of directors Dr. Cynthia Griffin among other notables. Shown is Shannon Palmer, (Chief of Staff and Assistant to the President for Strategic initiatives at Edward Waters University), April McRae (Wolfburg Fellow) and Cynthia Griffin, (Leadership Jacksonville Board/ Vice President, Medicare Pharmacy Programs, Florida Blue).