Dr. Kisha Aites - Georgia

Dr. Kisha Aites, Georgia (she/her): Dr. Kisha Aites was selected for the second, 15-member cohort of the Postsecondary State Career Technical Education (CTE) Leaders Fellowship at Advance CTE— Sponsored by ECMC Foundation. This 15-month national Fellowship strives to advance diverse state postsecondary Career Technical Education leadership through an intensive experience of workshops, coaching, and a real-world project dedicated to building the knowledge and social capital to be a skilled, equity-minded state leader. Dr. Aites specializes in postsecondary leadership, program design, coordination, and technology education instruction. She was a 2016 Fulbright-Hays Group Program Fellow, selected as an honoree for consecutive years at the Georgia Association for Engineering & Technology Education Awards, and holds membership in Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Epsilon Pi Tau and the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association. Dr. Aites currently serves as the interim Department Chair of the College of Education and Associate Professor of Engineering Technology Education at Savannah State University. She received both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in technology education from North Carolina A&T State University and a doctorate in workforce education with a focus on postsecondary technical leadership from Pennsylvania State University.