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Education

Bachelor of Science in Art Education (B.S.) - South Carolina State University

Master of Education with a Specialization in Teaching and Learning with a General Education Cognate (M.ED) - Liberty University

Doctor of Education with a Specialization in Curriculum and Instruction (ED.D) - Capella University



Experience

Over ten years teaching experience.

EDUCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS:

Recipient of the Dick Horne Grant Consecutively (2017, 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022)

Recipient of the Target Field Trip Grant (2017)

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity 

National Society of Leadership and Success

Palmetto State Teachers Association

 

ADDITIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS AND RECOGNITIONS:

I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Teacher of the Year (2022)

I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Nonprofit of the Year (2022)

Miss I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Award (2022)

South Carolina Elite Ms. Heart of the USA (2022)

President's Volunteer Service Award, Gold Recognition for Nonprofit Organization (2021)

President's Volunteer Service Award, Silver Recognition (2021)

Marquis Who's Who in America Art Education Honors (2021)

President's List Capella University (2020)

President's List Capella University (2019)

President's List Capella Univirsity (2018)

Presidential Membership of the National Society of Leadership and Success (2011)

Presidential Scholar South Carolina State University (2010)



Bio

Dr. Sermon was born in Columbia, South Carolina. She loves teaching and growing as a professional in the area of art and believes that education is a shared responsibility among the school, parents, and students. She graduated as Valedictorian from C.A. Johnson Preparatory Academy. Upon going to college, she was the recipient of the Valedictorian Scholarship, South Carolina Life Scholarship, and the SAFE Federal Credit Union Scholarship. She graduated with Honors from South Carolina State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Art Education. She is also a founding member of the Eta Iota chapter of Kappa Pi International Honorary Art Fraternity (now Kappa Pi Art Honor Society) at South Carolina State University. After she began her teaching career, she established an art club at her school for students that love learning to create art. She furthered her education earning a Master’s of Education degree from Liberty University and Doctor of Education degree with a specialization in Curriculum and Instruction, from Capella University with a 4.0 G.P.A. 

             Dr. Sermon is also the founder of Kappa Epsilon Lambda Royal Christian Sorority, Incorporated which was established on March 19, 2014. On November 4, 2019, she became an ordained and licensed minister of the National Association of Christian Ministers, which is exactly ten years from the day she was baptized. In less than a year later, her ministry, Kappa Epsilon Lambda Royal Christian Sorority, Incorporated, became an independently chartered ministry through the National Association Christian Ministers. This organization has also received a Gold recognition of the President's Service Volunteer Award in 2021.

            In May 2020, Dr. Sermon was featured on the South Carolina’s ABC evening news to discuss the meaning behind the George Floyd protests and as a keynote speaker in Success Fest 2021 Conference for professionals. She is currently listed in the publication of Marquis Who's Who in America as 2021.  She has appeared on a YouTube vlogger’s channel known as “Jean G” on the episode, “Making a Positive Mark in Black History" along with being a keynote speaker at "Stomp the Violence" Fundraising Event in Kingstree, SC. She has received various collegiate recognitions as a presidential scholar, wrote and won over $3,200 in grants for her classroom and school as an educator, and is a Presidential member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. She is a Silver Medal honoree of the President's Volunteer Service Award (2021). She is also the first woman to receive the Miss I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Award (2022), the I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Teacher of the Year (2022), and the I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL Nonprofit of the Year (2022) recognitions on the I AM H.E.R. INTERNATIONAL platform. Additionally, she is the first South Carolinian the title of South Carolina Elite Ms. Heart of the USA '22. As of today, she has her own show on the Kingdom Purpose TV network entitled, "Royal Empowerment" on Saturdays. If she could empower anyone, she'd want them to know that: “You decide what you want to do with your life. You know what you can do. Don’t let anybody tell you what you can't do. Don’t let anybody tell you what you can do. Just do that thing you know you can do.”

 

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