LaQuita Mainer is a retired educator with over 36 years of experience as a classroom teacher, Instructional Technologist, Professional Learning Coordinator, Grant Writer and Instructional Coach. She began her career in Bryan County as a member of the faculty at Bryan County High School.
Here she served as the business education teacher, yearbook advisor, and cheerleading coach. Later she continued her educational career at Richmond Hill Middle School, as a technology connections teacher. She then transitioned to the Chatham Savannah Public Schools as a Technology Specialist.
Her career continued as an Instructional Technologist, Professional Learning Coordinator, and Grant Writer at Armstrong Atlantic University (Georgia Southern University) serving six school districts in coastal Georgia (Chatham, Liberty, Long, Glynn, McIntosh, and Charlton counties).
Along with these initiatives, LaQuita also served on the advisory board of Discovery Education whose goal is to ignite student interest and open doorways to learning with exciting real-world curriculum resources. During her final years she served as a Professional Learning Coordinator and adjunct instructor at Middle Georgia State University.
Immediately upon retirement, LaQuita became of member of the inaugural staff at a local charter school as an Instructional Technologist, Curriculum Coordinator, and Testing Administrator. She continues to be involved in many educational endeavors including volunteering to assist preservice teachers and serving on the facilitators committee with the GaETC, Georgia Educational Technology Conference.
LaQuita received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Education from Georgia Southern University and a Master of Science Degree in Instructional Technology from Lesley University. LaQuita describes herself as a lifelong learner sharing with colleagues and scholars.