Ramona Pearson-Hunter - Chief Academic Director
Ramona Pearson-Hunter was born in North Carolina. V. Ramona Pearson-Hunter received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Special Education with a minor in Psychology in 1982 from Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Upon relocating to New Jersey, she took her post Baccalaureate courses in Education at Glassboro Rowan State College in 1985. Continuing her education, she received her Masters of Science in Administration, Educational Administration from Lincoln University, in Lincoln, Pennsylvania in 1998. She continued to take post graduate studies at Rowan University in 2008-2009.
Ramona Pearson-Hunter’s career in Camden started in 1982 at the Skill Development as a teacher, she taught at multiple schools including Teacher of the Handicapped from 1982-1995, Fetters Alternative High School from 1996-1998 and Job Coach at Resource Center for the mentally handicapped population from 1994-1995. Moving ahead she became Principal of Fetters Alternative High School in 1998 then moving on to become principal of Jerrothia Riggs Adult Center, Twilight Alternative School in 2000, Principal of Morgan Village Middle School in 2001-2003, and Principal at F.X. McGraw Elementary School from 2003-2009 before becoming Director of Alternative Programs for the Camden City Public Schools in Camden, NJ.
Ramona Pearson-Hunter’s professional affiliations include State Advisory Special Education Board of Education Member from 1994-1999, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Phi Delta Kappa, President of the Administrator Union-NJPSA, Council for Exceptional Children, National Council of Negro Women, NAACP and volunteer Coach for the New Jersey Special Olympics and Food Bank of New Jersey. Advisor to Janae’s Jewels a mentoring program for inner city young ladies ages 12-21.
Ramona Pearson-Hunter is widowed and has a daughter who attends Spellman College in Atlanta, GA. She retired from the Camden Public School District after 33 years of service. She presently is an Adjunct Professor at Rowan University