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Anita H. Prince, PhD

Title: Assistant Superintendent for School Operations (Retired)
Company: Virginia Department of Corrections
Location: Chesterfield, Virginia, United States

Anita H. Prince, PhD, retired assistant superintendent for school operations from the Virginia Department of Corrections, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in child welfare social work.

Drawing on more than 20 years of experience, Dr. Prince is a proven expert in the field of correctional education. Now retired, she previously operated as the assistant superintendent for school operations at the Virginia Department of Corrections from 2015 to 2018. Additionally, she was the director of academic programs for the department from 2012 to 2015. She originally joined the department in 2004, acting as the assistant superintendent for academic programs until 2012. Dr. Prince was also a program improvement specialist for the Virginia Department of Education, primarily working in the Office of Adult Education and Literacy from 2000 to 2004. In her other prior professional endeavors, she is a former president of the Virginia Association for Adult and Continuing Education.

At the onset of her career, Dr. Prince operated as a professional development coordinator at the Adult Education Resource Center at Virginia Commonwealth University between 1999 and 2000. She previously attended the institution as a graduate student, earning a PhD in adult education, social policy and social planning in 1989 and another PhD in education, social work and social policy in 1995. In addition to her academic credentials, she is also a certified in moral reconation therapy (MRT). Well-regarded for her dedication to civic advocacy as well, Dr. Prince remains active as a volunteer in the African American Committee of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia. To commemorate her accomplishments, she was previously honored with an American Humane Association Award.

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