Dr. Gina Wilson spent 20 years as a public school educator working to mitigate the effects of environmental and educational barriers for students. She is currently an assistant professor of educational leadership at Central Michigan University, where serves as faculty and program director, helping to prepare current and future school administrators. Her research focuses on understanding how teachers and school and district leaders’ mindset, relationship and collaborative practices, and self-efficacy impact social justice and equity work in schools.
Dr. Wilson is the co-chair for Central Michigan University’s College of Education and Human Services Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee; the chair for the Midland Area Community Foundation’s Cultural Awareness Coalition; a board trustee for West Midland Family Center, as well as a member of the Diversity Equity, & Inclusion Advisory Council for Midland Public Schools; Midland’s Well Being Taskforce, the Education Advisory Board for Our Community Listens – National Organization; and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights Council for Government and Education on Equity and Inclusion.
She earned a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University. She and her husband live in Midland with their two children.