Director of Academic Programming

Ka-Rhonda Porter joined THEI in 2019 as the Program Coordinator. She works closely with our partner prisons and our partner colleges to facilitate the operation and administration of the THEI college programs. Ka-Rhonda brings to the position a lifelong dedication to the field of education through attending the University of Houston for doctoral level education within the field of Curriculum & Instruction – focused on minority's higher education experiences. She also earned her Master's Degree in Education from Texas Southern University and a Bachelor's of Science in Elementary Education. Ka-Rhonda brings to THEI 16 years of teaching and research in secondary education in urban areas.