Dr. Sharon H. Porter (Dr. Sharon) resides in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. She is the CEO and President of SHP Enterprise, which is the umbrella entity of Perfect Times SHP LLC, Coaching, Consulting, and Book Publishing Firm, The G.R.I.N.D. (The GRIND) Entrepreneur Network™, Write the Book Now!™, SHP Media and Broadcasting, Young Ladies Who L.E.A.D., and is the Executive Director of the Next In Line to Lead Aspiring Principal Leadership Academy (APLA). She is Co-Founder of Vision and Purpose (V &P) Magazine.
Dr. Sharon is the host and creator of the I Am Dr. Sharon Show, Education FIRST, The Book Talk Show, and It's All Business, LIVE in-studio interview shows. She is also host and creator of Write the Book Now!™ Interview and Podcast Show, the GRIND Entrepreneur Network ™ Spotlight Podcast, and Leadership Matters With Dr. Sharon ™ Vod/Podcast
Dr. Sharon is the visionary of the HBCU Experience Anthology Series, Next In Line to Lead: The Voice of the Assistant Principal, Class of 2017 What's Next and Women Who Lead Extraordinary Women With Extraordinary Achievements Series. She is a contributing author for The MLM Book: The Business of the 21st Century, Women On A Mission: Sisterhood of Stories, The 3 P's of Success: Purpose, Passion, Profit, Renegotiating Greatness 21 Lessons From Bold Entrepreneurs Who Have Built Successful Brands, The Black CEO's Black Woman By Birth, Champion By Choice, The Gyrlfriend Code, Sorority Edition.
Dr. Sharon has served as an educator for over 25 years. She currently serves as a Leadership Development Coach for novice principals and assistant principals and coordinates an induction program for first and second-year Assistant Principals in a large urban school district. She is a former elementary and middle school principal.
Sharon earned a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Elementary Education at Winston-Salem State University, a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction at National-Louis University, Administration & Supervision Post Graduate Certification at the Johns Hopkins University, an Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) degree at Walden University, and Doctorate of Education (Ed. D.) in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies from Howard University.
Sharon holds a National Association of Elementary School Principal (NAESP) Principal Mentor Certification and is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach.
Sharon is married to her husband Larry, is a bonus-mom to Sydney and a pet mom to her adorable Bichon, CoCo Cotton.
She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated, Sisters 4 Sisters Networking, Incorporated, International Women Association, Professional Women of Winston-Salem, and Forbes Coaches Council.
Connect with Dr. Sharon on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook at @IamDrSharon