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Dr. Sharon H. Porter

Dr. Sharon H. Porter is a lifelong educator serving in North Carolina and Maryland. Dr. Porter has served as an elementary and middle school classroom teacher, elementary and middle school principal, assistant principal, Instructional Coordinator, Test Development Specialist, Regional Instructional Specialist, and Leadership Development Coach. She currently serves as an elementary principal in the Washington, DC metropolitan area.

Dr. Porter is also the Executive Director of the Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal's Academy (APLA), a virtual program for aspiring principals across the U.S. She is the author and publisher of the Next In Line to Lead book series, Women Who Lead book series, and the HBCU Experience Anthology book series.

Her passion and research interests are women in leadership and  leadership development.