Christine D. Brooks, Ph.D.

Christine Brooks is an Independent Educational Consultant with responsibilities for evaluating career and workforce development preparation programs in schools around the country; she also serves on university accrediting teams; and serves on panels for charter school application submissions and charter school performance reviews in the District of Columbia as well as in other Federal, state and local government agencies.  In addition, she provides contracted services in the Human Resources area for a number of Foreign Service federal agencies, including the Department of State, the US Agency for International Development and the Commerce and Agriculture Departments.

She grew up in rural North Carolina in Laurinburg where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Education with honors from North Carolina Central University.  She received her Master's Degree at Teachers College, Columbia University in Business Education and a Ph.D. at Florida State University (Tallahassee) in the Design and Management of Postsecondary Education, with specialties in Adult, Vocational and Continuing Education.

She has held many progressively responsible positions in education, some of which included public school teaching positions in North Carolina and in New York City; Chairman of the Business Education Departments at historically Black Florida A & M University and Fayetteville State (NC) University; and was appointed by Governor Gilmore and served as a member of the Board of Visitors of Virginia State University in Petersburg.  

Christine Brooks has served in Senior Management positions in the Florida State government as the Bureau Chief of Workers’ Compensation Rehabilitation and in the Government of the District of Columbia as the Director of the Community Services Block Grant Program funded out of the Department of Health and Human Services.  Other experiences have included tenure as a  Fellow on Capitol Hill, where she was a Senior Legislative Public Policy Fellow in both the Senate and the House, with portfolios in Child Care and Children’s Issues, Welfare and Social Policy, Community Development and Housing, and Historically Black and Native American Serving Institutions; a guest lecturer at the Department of Defense's Equal Opportunity Management Institute and at The American Management Association’s Operation Enterprise Program for high school and college business students.   She has also served in positions in both the U. S. Department of Labor as a Schedule C presidential appointee by President George H. W. Bush and in the U. S. Department of Education as an SES appointee by President George W. Bush where she provided leadership in a major presidential initiative in that department.

Dr. Brooks has been nationally recognized for her work with minority and women managers.  She has done considerable writing and research in the area of mentor/protégée relationships in the work place.  She volunteers in several community groups advocating self-sufficiency and is active in Returning Citizens and veterans’ self-help organizations.  She is listed in World's Who's Who of Women and was nominated for Florida's Women Hall of Fame on three occasions.  

Active in many other professional and civic organizations, Christine Brooks is a member of the Association of Career and Technical Education; Higher Education Group; The Adult and Continuing Education Association; The Teachers College TC/DC local Committee; Zonta International Business and Professional Women's Organization; Public Members Association of the Foreign Service. 

Christine D. Brooks, Ph.D. Consultant

Christine D. Brooks, Ph.D.


Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States

Civic Engagement
Facilitation & Strategic Planning
Public Health

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