- Director of Continuing Education, University of the District of Columiba - Community College
Beverly Lucas’ career has been a balanced combination of working in higher education administration with traditional and non-traditional college students as well as connecting universities with community-based organizations. She is the recipient of numerous awards for innovative program planning, development, and implementation. As a past program director, career-counselor and grant writing consultant, she brings a wealth of knowledge of career planning and workforce development trends to assist and coach students to succeed in their pursuit of higher education. For over 25 years, she has taught in the disciplines of English, Human Relations, Communications, College Success Skills and Experiential Learning. Her career includes teaching and administrative positions at Bryant and Stratton College, University of Maryland University College, Prince George’s Community College and Trinity Washington University. Beverly was recently appointed as Director of Continuing Education at the University of the District of Columbia Community College.
Beverly received an Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Mohawk Valley Community College; a Bachelor of Arts in English and Human Services, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Currently, she is pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from Morgan State University.
Beverly was educated in the public school system in Utica, New York. As a first-generation college student, she is aware of the importance of the K-12 experience and the benefit of educational accountability to assure students success.