Dr. Franita Ware, Ph.D.

About Dr. Franita Ware, Ph.D.

Dr. Franita Ware is a Qualitative Analyst at ILC. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Studies with an emphasis in Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Cultural Diversity in Urban Schools from Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

At ILC, she has collected and analyzed qualitative data for 15 years. She is a Culturally Responsive Educational Consultant and Professional Developer. She has provided culturally responsive professional development for hundreds of K12 teachers and administrators for over 20 years.


Ware, F. (2008). Culturally Responsive Constructivism: Creating a culture of achievement. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice. 1(4).

Ware, F. (2006). Warm Demander Pedagogy: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy that supports a culture of achievement. Urban Education 41(4).

Ware, F. (2002). Black Teacher’s perceptions of their professional roles and practices. In J.J. Irvine, ed., In search of wholeness: African American teachers and their culturally specific classroom practices (pp.33-45) New York: Palgrave.