JR Sledge Ed.D.

Managing Director, Detroit

Dr. Sledge is a life-long Detroiter! He has years of teaching and leadership experience serving in K-12 and post secondary education. He holds a Doctorate degree from Wayne State University in Curriculum & Instruction and Organizational Leadership. As a leader, JR has a strong commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as evidenced by his Certification from The University of Michigan in DEI Organizational Leadership.

Dr. Sledge has authored and co-authored over 25 peer reviewed international and national articles and presentations in the areas of social justice, cultural competence, and teacher leadership.


Per Scholas is Closed for the Week

To recognize the hard work and commitment of our full Per Scholas team, we are providing an org-wide week off from July 4-8. This break is designed for all staff and learners to relax and recharge. If you have an urgent inquiry, please email [email protected]. While staff will be limited during this week, we will make every effort to respond as quickly as possible.