Shaniqua Robinson, a lifelong learner and educator, has joined Berea College as Field Placement Coordinator in Education Studies. Robinson spent her career working to establish inclusive learning environments that cater to students from all backgrounds, regardless of their socioeconomic status. Originally from Mt. Sterling, Robinson has deep roots in central Kentucky and draws inspiration from the rural communities that shape the region. Robinson spent seven years as an elementary teacher in Fayette and Montgomery Counties within the K-12 education system. Prior to that, Robinson served Berea College as a sabbatical substitute for Dr. Maggie Robillard in Education Studies. In her position as Field Placement Coordinator in Education Studies, Robinson will serve as a resource for regional K-12 schools, fostering community engagement and creating diverse learning experiences for pre-service students. Additionally, she will provide support to Education Studies students and faculty, ensuring that field experiences are meaningful and impactful.
Robinson is a graduate of the University of Kentucky and the University of the Cumberlands. She also has an Educational Specialist designation along with a K-12 Principal certification, emphasizing her dedication to professional growth and leadership in the field of education.
Robinson and her husband live in Madison County with their two sons and dog Basil.
- BA Secondary Social Studies Education-University of Kentucky
- MAT P-5 Education-University of the Cumberlands
- Ed. S. K-12 Principal-University of the Cumberlands