Carolyn is an educator with more than 15 years of experience working with inner-city youth, she is currently Dean of Students in a high school serving more than 1,300 young people. In this role as disciplinarian, she witnesses and confronts bullying and relational aggression daily by creating and implementing prevention programs in conjunction with traditional discipline. In addition to a BA in African-American studies from Northwestern University, she holds an MA in English Education and an MEd in Educational Leadership; an EdD in Educational Leadership is anticipated in December 2018. She is the author of Black Girl Blues: Small Group Sessions, Activities and Discussions to Combat Intra Racial Bullying (2014), The Dainty Little Gremlin(2018) and Microaggressions a Cautionary Tale (2018) For more information about Carolyn Strong please visit www.blackgirlblues.com
Climate and Culture
Black Girl Blues: Small Group Sessions, Activities and Discussions to Combat Intra-Racial Bullying (2014)
The Dainty Little Gremlin (2018)
Microaggressions: A Cautionary Tale (2018)
Strong, Carolyn (2014. October) I Am Still and Will Always Be A Black Girl. Retrieved
Strong, Carolyn (2014. November) What How We Remember R. Kelly and Aaliyah’s “Relationship” Says about us. Retrieved from
Black Girl Blues: Strategies to Combat Intra-Racial Bullying at National Conference on Girl Bullying, National Alliance of Black School Educators Conference, Wisconsin Alliance of School Counselors Conference
Handling Conflict Like a QUEEN at National Conference on Girl Bullying, Michigan Alliance of Social Workers.
Bias and Microaggression in the Classroom: Thornridge High School
How to Live in Your Truth and Remain Employed: Glassdoor Inc.