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Dr. Almitra Berry

A L Berry Consulting, Inc
Houston, Texas
Almitra L. Berry, Ed.D. is the CEO, founder, and principal consultant of ALBerry Consulting, Incorporated. She is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and consultant on the topic of culturally and linguistically diverse learners in America’s K12 education system. Her research focuses on equity and academic achievement in majority-of-color, low-wealth, large, urbanschool districts. Dr. Berry is author of the book series Effecting Change which addresses the educational needs for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners focusing heavily on provision gaps, equity, and addressing related challenges during the coronavirus pandemic.

She is a graduate of the University of California, Davis holding a B.A. in political science/public administration.She holds a M.Ed. in curriculum and instruction, and an Ed.D. in educational leadership with a specialization incurriculum and instruction. She has held multiple credentials including a California reading endorsement,language development specialist (LDS), and bilingual/cross-cultural language acquisition and development(CLAD/BCLAD) for Spanish language instruction.

Dr. Berry has worked with educators, leaders, and school boards throughout the United States. She has presentedat scores of state, national, and international conferences on the topics of equity, leadership, curriculum reform,and meeting the needs of historically underserved and disenfranchised learners. Her work aims to introduceeducators to a culturally relevant pragmatism that regard the culturally and linguistically diverse learner as onewho brings to school a divergent order of reality. That reality influences the culture of school, the equity of policy, and the efficacy of instructional methods. She calls upon educators and educational leaders to evaluate policy, curriculum, instruction, supervision, and professional learning with a lens focused on equity.
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