Homeschooling Global Summit

Homeschooling Among Black Families with Dr. Cheryl Fields-Smith



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Cheryl Fields-Smith, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Elementary Education in the College of Education at the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia. She earned her doctorate from Emory University in 2004. Her research interests include family engagement and homeschooling among Black families. Dr. Fields-Smith consults and conducts professional development workshops related to cultivating home–school partnerships among diverse communities. Dr. Fields-Smith is also a founding board member of the International Center for Home Education Research.

Article: Resisting the Status Quo: The Narratives of Black Homeschoolers in Metro-Atlanta and Metro-DC

Peabody Journal of Education: Issues of Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Vol. 88, No. 3