Eugenia B. Hopper
Assistant Professor, Early Childhood Education
“When you learn, teach. When you get, give.” ---- Maya Angelou
Eugenia B. Hopper is from Roseboro, NC. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education with a mathematics concentration from North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University in Greensboro, NC and her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology from Purdue University with a concentration in measurement and evaluation. She taught public school for 11 years, five of those years as an Early Childhood-Generalist National Board Certified teacher. Hopper also served as an instructional coach for four years. She received a Ph. D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in urban elementary education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2018. Dr. Hopper is an Assistant Professor of Early Childhood Education in the Spadoni College of Education.
Dr. Hopper loves to travel. She also has a passion for reading and writing children’s books.
Urban elementary education, African American teacher retention, Assessment
Teacher preparation, professional development, teacher retention and teacher working conditions, as well as culturally sustaining pedagogy.