J. Love Benton > About

Over a two decades of experience in education.

Instructing college students
Teaching 7-12
Professional Development Training & Keynote Workshop Speaking
Training in Curriculum Development and Non Profit Sector

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Curriculum and Professional Development Is My Expertise

J. Love Benton is a PhD Candidate within the Leadership and Change program at Antioch University. She is a current Adjunct Instructor at Columbus State Community College and a high school English Teacher.

Her background is unique, in that it intersects with several disciplines that include: education; diversity, equity, and inclusion; curriculum development; teaching and learning; nonprofit sector; sexual assault and domestic violence; trauma informed care; and LGBTQ+ communities.

In addition to earning a B.S. in Agriculture Communication from The Ohio State University; A MEd in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University; and an M.A. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University, Love is a widely traveled scholar practitioner whose research, professional development trainings, and keynote addresses have taken her throughout the Continental U.S.

Love’s current research focus spans race, education, and equity. Her PhD thesis explores how inservice teachers construct meaningful, engaging interactions with Black students.

"This professor is amazing. She really pushes you to be the best you can be and inspires you to go above and beyond"

There are still many causes worth sacrificing for, so much history yet to be made. - Michelle Obama

Whether challenged to work in school systems, launch a start-up venture, orchestrate a turnaround or accelerate growth within an established organization, I have consistently delivered strong results.

My Value To You

More than (10) years of professional writing and editing skills
Consistent and measurable gains in operations, quality, efficiency, productivity and personal development.
Improved English test scores among 7-12th graders.
Implemented Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Decisive, People Management, Workforce Management, Strategy and Leadership Skills.
Highly organized with the ability to prioritize and Multi-task.
Created curriculum maps and aligned Common Core Standards with current school curriculum