Working at every level of education, Dr. Angela Clark-Louque has taught mathematics and social sciences at the PreK–12 level while serving as an administrator and band instructor. She progressed to the community college level working at the likes of Los Angeles Southwest College, Los Angeles City College, San Bernardino Valley College, and Mount San Jacinto College as a counselor and Adjunct Faculty member. With a deep passion to groom educators for leadership in higher education, Clark-Louque has served as an associate dean of academic affairs, director of graduate studies, department chair of doctoral studies, director of educational administration, and director of teacher education at Azusa Pacific University and the University of Redlands. She currently lectures as a full professor in Educational Leadership and Technology at California State University, San Bernardino.
Dr. Angela Clark-Louque has blessed thousands with her power-packed trainings, workshops, and courses in equity and leadership, coaching and mentoring, and human resources and evaluation. Her extensive research activities include over 100 peer-reviewed publications, professional development sessions, research presentations, grants, and reports with a focus on African Americans and leadership, African American student engagement and achievement, community engagement, and policy development. Her commitment to equity, diversity and leadership led her to author Equity Partnerships: A Culturally Proficient Guide to Family, School, and Community Engagement in 2019.Dr. Angela Clark-Louque has been recognized for her many achievements over the course of her three-decade career. In 2018, she was awarded the Transformational Leadership Award by the Cooperative Economic Empowerment Movement. In 2017, she was chosen as the Outstanding Faculty in Research and Scholarly Activities, and the Outstanding Faculty in Instructionally-Related Activities in 2015. She is a graduate of the Thomas Lakin Institute for Mentored Leadership, a national network of African American Community College CEOs. She was appointed the Committee Chair of Political Activism for the NAACP – Southwest Riverside Region and served on the Los Angeles Committee of Honor for the Freedom’s Sisters exhibit and tour at the Simon Wiesenthal’s Museum of Tolerance, which pays homage to a group of extraordinary African American women who have shaped the spirit and substance of civil rights in America. Dr. Angela Clark-Louque continues to prepare the leaders of tomorrow with extensive private coaching and professional development services.“Providing opportunities for access, creating equitable policies, and facilitating learning for and with family and community members promotes an atmosphere of cultural awareness and continuous engagement”
– Dr. Angela Clark-Louque