Dr. Ignatius E. Idio is the author of Effective School Leadership: A Handbook for Aspiring and Experienced Leaders, as well as, the award winning poetries of inspiration and courage entitled: “Bravo to NASA,” published in Many Voices Many Lands by Anthology of Poetry, v1 No. 1, 1987 and “Before My Journey Ends,” published in Expressions by American Poets Society, 2005.
Dr. Idio earned his Ph.D. in educational leadership and administration from Argosy University of Sarasota, Sarasota, Florida; an M.S. in elementary education from Gramblng State University, Grambling, Louisiana; and a B.A. in economics from Fort Valley State University, Fort Valley, Georgia.
He is also an adjunct professor of English at Northern Virginia Community College Manassas Campus and a seasoned public school educator and teacher with Prince William County Public Schools district in Manassas, Virginia.
Dr. Idio is an active member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD), the National Education Association (NEA), and the Uruan Development Association (UDA) USA, Inc (a nonprofit, charitable organization) where he serves as the current general secretary and chair of the UDA scholarship committee. He has done extensive consultation work for school administrators and teachers. In 2005, he served on the Akwa Ibom State Association of Nigeria USA, Inc. subcommittee on Academic Excellence Project and coauthored the “Criteria for Academic Excellence.” He was twice elected to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges.