Donna Wake, Champion of Equity

Donna Wake, Champion of Equity

From the November/December 2021 issue of Equity & Access Pre K-12

Donna Wake serves as a Professor at the University of Central Arkansas College of Education. Her vast knowledge and unrelenting advocacy for equity, diversity, and inclusion in K-20 education has made a tremendous difference in university teacher preparation programs and among higher education colleagues.

Dr. Donna Wake’s vast knowledge and unrelenting advocacy for equity, diversity, and inclusion in K-20 education have made a tremendous difference in university teacher preparation programs and among higher education colleagues.

She leads professional development for faculty on the campus, and for teachers in local K-12 schools. She also drafts and maintains college recruitment and retention goals aligned to diverse outcomes and supports local K-12 teachers and students in creating literacy-rich experiences that center topics of equity.

Perhaps most importantly, Donna Wake teaches diversity and inclusion classes for the majority of the college’s programs and candidates in both undergraduate and graduate programs. She’s in it for impact.

Twitter: @Donna.Glenn.Wake
LinkedIn: Donna Wake


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