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Jami Royal Berry

Clinical Associate Professor    Educational Leadership Program Coordinator    

Ph.D. - administration and supervision - Georgia State University - 2007
Ed.S. - administration and supervision - Georgia State University - 2001
M.Ed. - administration and supervision - Georgia State University - 1998
B.M.E. - music in education - Morehead State University -1992


The cohort model of instruction, internships, leadership in high needs schools, service learning and developmental education


Jami Royal Berry is a clinical associate professor who received her doctor of philosophy degree from Georgia State University.

She has conducted numerous presentations on topics including leadership certification, the performance-based leadership model, principals’ perceptions, individualized education plans, and leadership interns at conferences such as AACTE, AERA, BELMAS, UCEA and NADE.

Berry also was co-principal investigator for a $13.5 million dollar NET-Q grant.

Prior to her university service, Berry was a music teacher and elementary school administrator. She remains active in K-12 education through volunteering in schools and serving as a board member for several education organizations.

Berry was also featured in the university’s Generation Georgia State series, which highlights the academic, personal and career accomplishments of Georgia State University students, alumni, faculty and staff who are the first in their families to attend college. To read the full story, click here.


Tighe, R. & Berry, J. (October, 2008). Redesigning a Leadership Preparation Program: Lessons Learned from the Performance-based Leadership Preparation Model in England. University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL.