Carolyn Long-Harvey, Ed. D.

Dr. Carolyn Long-Harvey is a graduate of the University of Mississippi with a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction, and a M.A. in Administration and Supervision.  She is an educational, organizational, and corporate consultant, speaker, and professor in Union University’s School of Education. Dr. Long-Harvey has been an invited guest lecturer at such business schools as Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business, Notre Dame de Namur University, and San Jose State University.  Her perspective on leadership development is unique in enabling others to act, fostering collaboration, and helping leaders to model the way.

Serving as a teacher and a professional development mentor in the Memphis City Schools District, has afforded Dr. Long-Harvey the opportunity to become a part of helping Memphis City Schools achieve education reform which is a vital component of educational excellence. She has received numerous awards from the University of Memphis for the outstanding contributions to the University of Memphis Professional Schools partnership whereby standards, research based practices, and assessing the needs of educators and students is the focal point.

For the past 20 years, Dr. Long-Harvey’s professional expertise has centered on writing curriculum for the Title I Mathematics Memphis City Schools. Her stellar accomplishments also include enhancing staff development for teachers and organizations by facilitating professional workshops, developing mentorship programs for university student teachers and novice teachers, and training organizational trainers.  She plays a pivotal role in advancing the careers of paraprofessionals by serving as a Child Development Associate Advisor for the Counsel for Professional Recognition in Washington, D.C., which is a national credentialing program related to the professional opportunities that contribute to the field of early childhood education.  She serves as a parent liaison by facilitating Parental Involvement Workshops to empower parents to be an integral part of their children’s education.

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