Dr. Kenyona Walker

Center on Education and Training for Employment at The Ohio State University

Kenyona Walker is a Program Manager at the Center on Education and Training for Employment. Her passion for education and equity, led her to earn her PhD in Educational Studies, with a focus on School Psychology from The Ohio State University. She works with the Family Engagement Center on multiple projects, leading research and content development for professional development and training for families and schools.

As an agile evaluator and researcher, Dr. Walker enjoys focusing her efforts on educational equity and access, with a keen focus on the educational experiences of Black females, in addition to the role of parents, educators and the community in education. She was invited to serve as a panelist at the American Educational Research Association Conference on the topic of Translational Research: A Mechanism for Promoting Researcher and Stakeholder Collaboration and the Public Good.

Rounding out her exposure, Dr. Walker completed her School Psychology internship in schools in the Columbus area with urban students where she worked collaboratively with educators and parents to identify and address a multitude of educational issues related to the evaluation of students regarding Special Education. 

Dr. Walker can be reached at walker.1809@osu.edu.