Dr. Lanise Block is a consultant at Minnesota Education Equity Partnership (MnEEP) and the Founder & Executive Director of the Digital Empowerment Academy and Founding Principal for Sankore Consulting. Dr. Block has varied experience in the education sector. She has worked as a: Social Studies teacher, Content Lead K-12: Social Studies, Technology Integration Specialist and Strategic Project Administrator with Minneapolis Public Schools.
Dr. Block is an adjunct professor in the School of Education for the University of St. Thomas, Hamline University Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching and Metropolitan State University School of Urban Education. Dr. Lanise Block holds a Bachelor’s degree in History from Drake University. Additionally, a Master’s degree in Teaching, three graduate certificates 1. E-Learning 2. Learning Technologies 3. Online Teaching and a Doctorate degree in Critical Pedagogy from the University of St. Thomas.