Meet member and FAPA medalist Dr. Ruth Baskerville
Dr. Ruth BaskervilleDr. Ruth L. Baskerville has enjoyed nearly 45 years in public school education, serving as a high school English and theatre teacher, school administrator K-12, and member of central office human resources/personnel and curriculum/staff development. She came out of retirement to become Principal of City of Life Orlando Christian Academy for one year, and again to be part-time “Recovery Tutor” at two schools in Orange County, FL.
“Dr. Ruth,” as she’s affectionately called, earned her Doctorate in Educational Administration and Supervision from Seton Hall University, NJ. She held Principal and Chief School Administrator certifications in NJ, FL and GA., winning dozens of awards, certificates and plaques for excellence in education and community service. She’s won two gold and two silver medals at the President’s Book Awards banquets, sponsored by Florida Authors & Publishers Association.
Dr. Ruth is a member of Orlando Renaissance Writers Guild, Florida Writers Association, Florida Authors & Publishers Association, African-American Chamber of Commerce, Coming to the Table (CTTT), TransLife Organ & Tissue Donation Center, Watchmen on the Wall Prayer Warriors and The Glory Call. Besides being an award-winning published author of HOODLESS KLAN, FINDING HUMOR IN GRIEF and BEAUTY FOR ASHES: Mourning to Morning, Dr. Ruth is an editor and ghostwriter, grant writer, and tutor for students from elementary to college students and Doctoral candidates. Dr. Ruth is a widow of seven years, lives in Windermere, FL, and has a daughter, son-in-law and four grandchildren living in Atlanta, GA.