Sandra J. Jemison, Ph.D. is originally from Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from the University of Alabama with her Ph.D. in School Psychology with areas of specialization in instructional leadership and educational research. She has been in higher education for 12 years and is a full- time faculty member at Stillman College as an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology. She has taught classes in the Education and Psychology Departments. Dr. Jemison brings experience from K-12 school systems as a classroom teacher and central office administrator. Her research interests involve helping students of all ages achieve their best, academically, socially, and emotionally. She is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP), Faculty Advisor for the Psi Chi International Honor Society, and a member of the following professional organizations: American Psychological Association, Division 16 School Psychology; Alabama Psychological Association; Phi Delta Kappa, Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society; Psi Chi Honor Society; National Association of School Psychologists; National Education Association (NEA), Alabama Education Association; American Educational Research Association (AERA); Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Dr. Jemison has served the community as Board member and secretary of the Girl Scouts; United Way Board member as well as the Volunteer Allocations Team, and Campaign Committee; the Skyland SDA Church (VBS Director); member of the Mayor’s initial Prekindergarten Committee; and is currently on the Board of the American Association of Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and member of the Tuscaloosa Survivors of Suicide Support Group.