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Regina Speights

Associate Director of Sponsored Funded Programs    

Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, University of Phoenix, Virginia 2013
M.B.A. in Business Administration, University of Phoenix, Georgia 2004
B.S. in Business and Management, University of Redlands, California, 1993
A.A. in Liberal Arts, Los Angeles Pierce College, California, 1992


Dr. Regina Speights is the associate director for Sponsored Funded Programs, totaling over 14 million dollars, for projects such as Collaborative and Resources for Encouraging and Supporting Transformations in Education (CREST-Ed), Network for Enhancing Teacher Quality (NET-Q) and NET-Q Evaluation Cooperative Agreement.

As a design team member, Speights serves to ensure compliance in fiscal responsibilities with internal and external partnerships: Georgia State University departments, local school systems, colleges and universities.

Current accolades includes recipient of the “Net-Q Service Award.” Pre-GSU experienced as lead professor and acting director in the School of Business — academic affairs. She’s also the author of the book, “November 4, 2008 — The Mood of a Nation.”

Speights supports various organizations such as “The Study Hall After-School Program” in Atlanta. And her research interests includes lived experiences of suburban African-American men on teacher leadership and influences in Pre-Post Secondary Education.