Congratulations to Dr. Euna McGruder and Denise Spencer, the newest education and training experts admitted to the Gilfus Advisors Network!

Denise Spencer, Senior Instructional Designer

Denise is Principal and Senior Instructional Designer at Training Solutions Plus. She has over twenty years of experience designing and developing training courses and holds expertise in adult learning principles, course conversions, instructional design and technology applications. Denise is skilled in the ISD methodology including its application of Section 508 and SCORM within learning management systems for the federal government. She received a Bachelor of Science in Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in Instructional Systems Development from University of Maryland, Baltimore County.

Dr. Euna McGruder, K-12 Principal and Coach

Dr. McGruder has served in numerous leadership roles within K-12 institutions over the past fifteen years, including Principal at Robert Shaw Elementary Theme School and Principal of a Middle School in the Baltimore City Public School District from July 2010 to April 2012. Dr. McGruder was recognized by the city of Baltimore for having the greatest increase in attendance amongst all Title I schools in Baltimore City Public Schools. As Principal there, she also led and oversaw increases in Math and Reading proficiencies across 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. Dr. McGruder earned a Master of Science in Teaching, Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Dayton and a Ph.D. in Leadership in Education Administration from Capella University.