Seena Skelton, Ph.D.
Director of Operations
Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center 
 
  • Ph.D., School Psychology (2001)
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
  • M.Ed., School Psychology (1996)
    University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati
  • B.S., Psychology (1994)
    Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant 
Secret Superpower: Walks on sunshine
Dr. Skelton is Director of Midwest and Plains Equity Assistance Center. As Project Director, she works in collaboration with Executive Director, Dr. Thorius, to plan, direct, and manage projects and services offered to state and local education agencies throughout the Center’s 13-state region. Dr. Skelton has worked as an educational consultant for a regional special education resource center in southwest Ohio, a lead consultant for three state-wide school improvement initiatives funded by the Ohio Department of Education. Dr. Skelton also served as co-director of Professional Learning and Technical Assistance at the Equity Alliance at Arizona State University, and Assistant Director of Professional Learning and Technical Assistance at the Great Lakes Equity Center at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis. She has garnered more than 15 years of experience working in the areas of systems change, school improvement, and educational equity. Dr. Skelton has been an adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University, the University of Cincinnati, and the College of Mount Saint Joseph. She has co-authored book chapters on implementing systemic change for improved student outcomes, and regularly presents at numerous local, state, and national conferences on various topics related to promoting the achievement of diverse students.