Christy P. Spencer, of Axton,earned her associate degree in business administration from PHCC in 1997. She then graduated from Old Dominion University in 1998 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and in 2002 graduated from Virginia Tech with a master’s in education.
Spencer returned to Old Dominion University to participate in the Leadership and Management Development Certificate Program in 2004, as well as for post-master’s coursework in 2005 and 2006.
She completed PRIDE (Parent Resources for Information, Development and Education) Training through Martinsville’s Department of Social Services in 2008, the Nonprofit Management Program: Program Evaluation for Funding and Sustainability through Duke University in 2010 and the Master Advisor Certificate Program through Old Dominion University, also in 2010.
Spencer is now the Middle College instructor and Great Expectations campus coach at PHCC. Spencer got her start at PHCC as Old Dominion University’s site director on campus, as well as teaching early childhood education and student development as an adjunct professor. She is currently a member of the Great Expectations Advisory Board, the Piedmont Region Independent Living Coalition, the Anchor Commission, the Patrick Henry Community College Early Childhood Education Lay Advisory Board, the Charity League of Martinsville and Henry County and the Virginia Community College Association.