Dr. Tracey Lynette Durant has over 20 years of experience in the educational and non-profit fields having worked as a specialist, director, executive director, program administrator, and learning assistance coordinator. She has most recently held roles where she has been responsible for leading systemwide initiatives designed to promote the utilization of equitable practices, systems, and structures that ensure positive educational outcomes for students. A graduate of Western Senior High School, Dr. Durant holds degrees from Sojourner-Douglass College, Coppin State University, and Morgan State University.
Dr. Durant is a founding partner with Equity in Education Partners, focused on capacity building to dismantle systems of oppression that operate in social services organizations. She is an equity instructor with the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity providing professional development focused on improving underserved populations’ access to and success in educational and training programs that lead to high-skill, high-wage, and high-demand careers. She is also a licensed consultant with the Standards for Excellence Institute where she provides coaching and support to non-profit organizations in the State of Maryland.
Some of her accomplishments include being selected as the Millers-Coors/100 Black Men of America Ice Cold Leader, named one of the Daily Record’s Top 100 Women and a Leading Woman, Sojourner-Douglass College Distinguished Alum, and the inaugural recipient of the CollegeBound Foundation Distinguished Alumni Award. Dr. Durant’s current professional and community service activities include board chair, Child First Authority; board chair, Chimes Foundation, Inc.; president, Maryland Multicultural Coalition; advisory board member, Positive Schools Center; and member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. She is married to Bruce Jr. and the proud mother of Cheyenne and Bruce III.