Dr. Bobbiette Turner

Dr. Bobbiette Turner is a grant-winning educator, and artist and poet.

Dr. Turner received her BA and MA degrees from Roosevelt University and awarded a Doctorate of Education from Illinois State University in 1996. Bobbiette received National Board Certification in 2001.

While lecturing college age graduate and undergraduate students, she identified a need for more intense training in special education for general and special education teachers. Dr. Turner developed courses and wrote curriculum for diversity learners.

Through her endeavors to champion supports for students with special needs, Dr. Turner became one of the first lecturers employed by the Jacqueline Vaughn Graduate School for Teacher Leadership. Dr. Turner presented at conferences sponsored by the Council of Exceptional Children.

In 2004, the Concerned Citizens of East Garfield presented Dr. Turner with the Community of Champions Award for Exemplary Achievement in Public and Special Education and awarded Educator of the Year by Phi Delta Kappa, Chicago State University Division.

One of her foundation scriptures is Matthew 6:33, “But seek ye first the Kingdom of God, and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added unto to you”.

Bobbiette is a blessed mother and a grandmother.