2020 Sept. Mag.
Eula Lewis-Spivey is keeping learning alive!
Eula Lewis-Spivey is a native of Minden, Louisiana with 31 years of continuous leadership and service as an educator for DeKalb County School District in Stone Mountain, Georgia. She received her Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since 1989, she has enthusiastically taught several grade levels at Fairington Elementary School. Currently she is the English to Speakers of Other Languages Teacher (ESOL) for Kindergarten-Second Grade Students. She is wholeheartedly dedicated to serving the students, cohorts, parents, and other stakeholders at Fairington Elementary School and within her diverse community.
She is a dedicated wife of 22 years to Mr. Clarence Spivey and the proud parent to seven spirited children and five energetic grandchildren. She’s an avid doll collector and an antique thrifting junkie in her spare time. She is a member of the Ray Hope Christian Church, where she serves as an esteemed member with the Daughters of Destiny, a part of the Women’s Ministry where she develops, provides and promotes holistic ministry opportunities to women of the Ray of Hope Christian Church and the surrounding community.
She has been a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for 33 years; she is currently a member of Stone Mountain-Lithonia Alumnae Chapter (SM-LAC) in Lithonia, Georgia, where she has served in various leadership roles and currently serving as the Recording Secretary since 2017. She is a Southern University Federation Life Member and serves as the Treasurer for the Southern University Alumni Atlanta Chapter. She serves as a Georgia team member with Delta Research Educational Foundation’s Teachers Advocating to lead Great change (TAG) 2.0 (Washington, DC) where she is responsible for creating and distributing marketing communication via social media. She also serves as the 2 nd Vice President for the National Council of Negro Women, Inc. (NCNW) Dekalb. As the 2 nd Vice President Mrs. Lewis-Spivey is responsible for membership recruitment, retention and reclamation of members. She is the Professional Learning Liaison (PLL), BETA and Girlz Sparkles’ sponsor at Fairington Elementary School. Because of her dedication and hard work, she was selected as one of the presenters for Grades 1-3 ACCESS 2.0 Speaking training. Most recently she was accepted into the Junior League of Atlanta and Hands on Atlanta Civic Leadership programs.
As an educator/parent she has worked tirelessly as: a mentor, a Teacher Support Specialist, a grade chairperson, a P.T.S.A. Recording Secretary (Fairington Elementary), the Sunshine Committee Chairperson (Fairington Elementary), the P.T.S.A. President (Rockbridge Elementary), the P.T.S.A. Treasurer (Stone Mountain Middle and High School), Teacher of the Year (2009), Gifted Teacher Endorsement Participant, Georgia Association for Gifted Children member, Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign/Teacher Efficacy Academy Participant, ESOL Endorsement Participant and a member of National Educator Association.
Within our community Mrs. Lewis-Spivey has exhibited leadership roles such as a Girl Scouts Troop Leader, Central DeKalb Cheer Coach, OUTCHAMIND Mentor for At-Risk Youths, INC., Stone Mountain High School Varsity Cheer Team Mom, Wade Walker Park Executive Board Member-At-Large, Windy Ridge Board Member, Windy Ridge HOA Secretary, Executive Board Member for SM-LAC, Educational Development Committee Chair for SM-LAC, a member of the National Council of Negro Woman, Inc. (NCNW), Assistant Corresponding Secretary for the NCNW DeKalb and a Decatur YMCA Board Member.
As you see Mrs. Lewis- Spivey is a fervent leader that has a proven track record in leading within her school and community, setting vision, and strategy, and driving results that shows how she has proactively made a difference by disseminating knowledge and educated all she’s encountered in her 30+ years of service.