- Women: Breaking the Glass Ceiling
- Diversity in the Workplace
- Ethical Leadership
- Turning Obstacles into Opportunities
- Failure is NOT an Option / No Excuse!
- Black History’s Contribution to USA
- Challenges to Women of Color
- Power of Parents
- Business Goes to School
Ruth B. Love, Ph.D.(Edu), Professor, motivates, informs, educates, inspires and stimulates the audience in Leadership and in Education.
The audience will think critically about the issues presented and will be able to take action based on what was heard.
Whether the individuals agrees or disagrees, it will leave the audiences affected, thinking and stimulated.
Speaking to audiences of Educators, particularly leaders at all levels of the education sectors,
Civic leaders and
all involved with making a difference in the world.
Ruth B. Love, Ph.D. (Edu) is an educator’s educator; having worked at all levels of education: local, state and federal.
She was the youngest Bureau Chief in the department’s history. There, she organized and led a group of professionals in providing services and technical assistance to the 1,100 school district.
Under her leadership, the bureau’s staff developed program guidelines, implementation procedures and ways to improve basic skills for underachieving students.
Dr. Love also championed the involvement of parents and community in the education of their children.
The Federal Office of Education took note her plans and programs and infused them into federal or national guidelines and requirement.
Dr. Love was recruited and was persuaded to join the federal office to lead the National Right to Read Program.
After the assassination of Oakland, CA’s superintendent of schools, Dr. Love was recruited to become the district superintendent of schools,
There she increased the academic achievement significantly.
Her proudest accomplishment was when the students reached the national norms on standardized tests. With no plans to leave, she was recruited for some time by the Board of Education in Chicago.
She became the General Superintendent of Chicago’s 500 schools. The first woman and first African American to hold the position.
Again, the test scores increased to the national norm for the 23,000 students.”
Her approach and devotion to educational excellence resulted in the average 500,000 students reaching the national norms.
She faced the usual politics, but won the support of parents and the business community.
Her budget of $2 billion was increased by special funds from corporations as they adopted schools within the vast school district.
She teaches in a doctorate program at the University, preparing urban superintendents.
She works with troubled school districts. Dr. Love has an earned Ph.D., but has received about one dozen honorary doctorates.
She has written several books and numerous articles and is currently writing a book about what works in urban schools.
She has received hundreds of awards and citations and has served in various commissions for five U.S. presidents.
Dr. Love has traveled extensively, around the world twice and on every continent with the exception of Antarctica.
Dr. Love has adopted villages and schools in Africa and ships containers of books and schools supplies to the continent.
She continues to work in the community and raises funds of low income high school students to attend universities. She serves on national, state and local boards of directors.