Meet Dr. Courtney Rose
"I celebrate teaching that enables transgressions - a movement against and beyond barriers. It is that movement which makes education the practice of freedom."
- bell hooks
Dr. Courtney Rose
Founder/Consultant/ Educator/Public Speaker/Writer
Dr. Courtney Rose is the Founder of Ivy Rose Consulting. Dr. Rose earned a doctorate in Curriculum & Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University, a master's in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a Bachelors in Elementary Education from the University of Florida. Prior to beginning her doctoral studies, Dr. Rose taught Math & Science for three years in the Duval County Public School system in Jacksonville, FL (two years of which were completed during her commitment as a Teach for America corps member). During her years in Jacksonville, she also spent two summers working as a Corps Member Advisor, helping to develop incoming Teach for America Corps members working with a team to prepare and facilitate various professional development experiences.
Currently, her research and work interests include the development and implementation of innovative approaches to social justice-oriented critical and culturally relevant instructional practices and curricular designs, including recent developments in the area of Hip-Hop Education. Her student-centered approach to teacher education and development aims to provide teachers with new tools and understandings on how to incorporate youth culture into curriculum and instruction to better engage students in academic content and facilitate discussions rooted in issues of diversity and social justice.