Dr. Simpfronia Taylor

Dr. Simpfronia Taylor

Dr. Simpfronia Taylor
Director, Ripley Center
315 South Washington Street
Ripley, TN 38063


Dr. Simpfronia Taylor is originally from New Orleans Louisiana. She attended Dillard University and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Business Administration in 1989. She received a Master's in Business Education (1996), and a Doctorate in Education (2011) from The University of Georgia. Dr. Taylor has authored and/or secured, over a million dollars in grant funds primarily in the area of teacher education and training. She has experience mentoring and advising pre-service, and in-service teachers locally, state wide, and nationally. She is the author of Teacher Efficacy: Overcoming Barriers To Computer Instruction (2012) (LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing). Dr. Taylor has over 25 years of educational experience at the Preschool, Elementary, and College level. She has worked in the UT system since 2009, including seven years at the UT Health Science Center. She currently serves as the Director of the UT Martin Ripley Center, Ripley TN.


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