Resilient Walker


Worth the Walk


Society often thinks people are products of their environment.  As a young woman growing up in a poverty-stricken single parent home, Dr. Shree Walker refused to be victim of circumstance.  Being the eldest of six children and the backbone of her family, she has been faced with many obstacles. Without any heroes to look to, she had to become her own. Dr. Walker was determined not live as a victim or a statistic.  Dr. Walker is an author and motivating speaker who provides excellent professional development for life learners. She can relate to other survivors through the pain, the courage, the conquering and the reality that there is a life after the pain. Dr. Walker is sunshine in a hurricane and came to this planet to change the world.


Dr. Walker is the current Director of Section 504 and Special Populations for Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools in Nashville, Tennessee. She also serves as an Adjunct Professor at Belmont University and on the leadership committee for the Sexual Assault Center, Nashville Tennessee. Dr. Walker utilizes practical resolutions to support diverse learners and develops policies and procedures to ensure students have improved educational outcomes, educational stability, minimal disruptions and endless possibilities. She received a Doctorate of Curriculum and Instruction from Tennessee State University, Education Specialist of Administration and Supervision from Tennessee State University, a Master of Special Education from Lipscomb University and a Bachelor of Arts in History from Fisk University. Dr. Walker participated in a Public Education Leadership Project with Harvard University and published her first book, Resilient Walker (2018).


Dr. Shree Walker is a focused, highly experienced educator and a dynamic motivational speaker with the proven ability to empower and inspire.


Barton-Arwood, S., Lunsford, L., & Walker-Suddeth, S. (2016). University community partnerships in teacher

preparation: Changing attitudes about students with disabilities. Journal of Public Scholarship in High Education.

Walker, S. (2019). 3 ways to combine trauma-informed teaching with SEL. eSchool News.

Walker, S. (2018). Resilient Walker. Nashville, Tennessee: (n.p.).

Speaking Engagements

Dwell in the Possibilities. Calvary Baptist Church, Keynote Speaker, Hawthorne California.

Resilient Walker. Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, Keynote Speaker, Los Angeles, California.

Resilience. International Trauma Informed Conference, Lipscomb University, Nashville, Tennessee.

Explicit Bias. Trevecca University. Nashville, Tennessee.

Sexual Assault Center: 98 Seconds Luncheon. Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, Keynote Speaker, Nashville, Tennessee.