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Sandra Pierce Mathis, Ed.D.

Sandra Pierce Mathis, Ed.D., is a public school teacher and former university professor who understands the power of words and how they can impact the lives of children. She believes that African-American children, especially, need adults in their lives who believe that they can succeed and are willing to show them how to do that.

Dr. Mathis lives in Virginia Beach, VA and is the mother of one daughter, a certified athletic trainer and graduate of George Mason University and the University of Virginia, who is still thinking about school!

Why Should I Go to School?

Why Should I Go to School?