Florida State University-Tallahassee, Florida; Education Specialist Degree-Troy State University-Troy, Alabama ; M.ED. Bowling Green State University-Bowling Green, Ohio and B.S. Degree-Albany State University-Albany, Ga. Dr. Hodge is a professional educator with 30 plus years experience serving as K-12 and higher education areas to include: middle school teacher, secondary teacher, university professor,college dean and director of the Central Alabama Regional Education Inservice Center- Alabama State University-Montgomery, Alabama. Major area of expertise is literacy at all levels. Former Learning Forward Alabama-President.