At Grit & Grace Education, we are school leaders, educators, parents, and life-long learners, dedicated to providing relevant consultation that bridges the gap between home and academia by offering well-researched, practical solutions to the needs of all stakeholders.
We are here to serve the community with a three-pronged, evidence-based approach proven to enhance and enrich each educational experience through P-Y-T: Parent Support, Youth Services, & Teacher Strategies.
Ms. Schalette Poteat, Ed.S., born in Washington, DC and raised in Prince George’s County, MD, is a globally competent educator with more than 20 years of experience with learners from six weeks of age to 60 years old. Ms. Poteat has a Dual BA in English-Liberal Arts and Religion and a minor in Black Studies from The Lincoln University (PA); an MA in Educational Leadership (K-12) from Bowie State University; an Educational Specialist degree in Curriculum and Instruction (K-12) from the University of Phoenix; and is currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Early Childhood Education at Walden University. Her career in education began in the middle school classroom as an English/Language Arts Teacher with Prince George’s County Public Schools in August 2000, and she is currently serving as our Visionary & Chief Consultant. Additionally, Schalette has been an early childhood center director and trainer, a professor, a college administrator, a second-grade teacher, and a high school English teacher. Several of these positions were held internationally, including Seoul, Osan, and Pyeongtaek in South Korea as well as Ankara, Turkey. These experiences have served to enhance her ability to reach learners of diverse demographics. Schalette’s life is committed to three Ls-LEARN, LEAD, and LIBERATE and she truly believes that any student can learn if given the most valuable resource–a conscious, compassionate, and committed educator.