Ms. Brenda Granger
Brenda Williams Granger is the Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Education Consultant for THE 5Ps, LLC.
Ms. Granger earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Philander Smith College in 1978 with a major in Special Education and a minor in Secondary Education. As President of the senior class, she was the commencement speaker and graduated with honors. Upon graduation, Ms. Granger began teaching, continued her studies, and graduated from the University of Central Arkansas, in 1980 with a Master of Science in Education. Ms. Granger taught school for 17 years. She completed studies in Education Leadership at the University of Northern Colorado in 1996 and received her Principal License.
Ms. Granger was the Principal of Heidelberg High School in Germany; Subschool Principal, Hayfield Secondary School, Fairfax County, Virginia; Assistant Principal, Van Voorhis Elementary School, Ft. Knox, Kentucky and Crawford Elementary School, Aurora, Colorado. During her transitional tenure at North Middle School, she served in various positions to include: Acting Administrator, 7th and 8th grade language arts, reading, social studies, and computer teacher, Emotional Behavioral Disorder teacher, and Inclusion Resource Case Manager. Ms. Granger was also a 6th grade science and social studies teacher, Huachuca City School, Huachuca City, Arizona; Behavioral Management Specialist/Consultant, Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School, Ramstein Jr. and High School, Germany; Learning Impaired Teacher, Ramstein Elementary School, Germany; and 9th grade english and social studies teacher, Booker Jr. High School, Little Rock, Arkansas. Ms. Granger has been a Volunteer Trainer for the Military Child Education Coalition, Senior Spouse Liaison for the Capital Region, Red Cross Case Manager, Girl Scout Leader, Neighborhood Chairman, AMEDD Advisor, Family Readiness Group Coordinator and Leader and Chairwomen of the German “Kindergraves Foundation.” She tutors college and school age children. Ms. Granger wrote and was awarded a grant on ‘Being a Family Member.” She was recently a DoDEA Grant Reviewer.
Ms. Granger has received numerous awards and honors including Department of the
Army Decoration for Distinguished Civilian Service Medal, Honorary Member of the United States Army Medical Department Regiment, two Outstanding Civilian Service Medals, two Commander’s Awards for Public Service, U.S. Army Joan of Arc Award, Certificates of Appreciation, Exceptional Leadership (principal) cash award, Equal Employment Opportunity Inspiration Women of the Year and Outstanding Young Women of America. She is certified in Virginia in the areas of Administration and Supervision, Emotional Disturbance, History and Social Science, Mental Retardation, Severe Disabilities, and Specific Learning Disabilities and in the State of Colorado, Educationally and Mentally Handicapped. Ms. Granger affiliations include Phi Delta Kappa International, Association for Curriculum Development, Links, Incorporated, life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Ms. Granger has two children who are graduates of the Department of Defense Schools. Her son is an attorney and her daughter is a physician.