Belinda Gimbert, PhD

Belinda Gimbert, PhD

Belinda Gimbert, Ph.D. is an associate professor, Educational Administration, Department of Educational Studies, The Ohio State University. Strategically growing educator talent in chronically, low performing urban and rural schools is her research focus. 

Dr. Gimbert teaches courses related to human capital/talent management and PreK-12 instructional leadership. She taught mathematics and computing science for fifteen years in secondary schools (Grades 7-12) in rural New South Wales, Australia and administered in Human Resources and Staff Development with Newport News Public Schools, VA. Dr. Gimbert led Project KNOTtT – Kansas, Nevada, Ohio and Texas Transition to Teaching (2007-2013) that hired and retained 560 new teachers. She was the principal investigator for Mobilizing National Educator Talent (2011-2017), a partnership of colleges/universities and school districts in 12 states, The District of Columbia and Puerto Rico that transitioned 1,656 teachers to state certification, while addressing the national issue of teacher quality.

Dr. Gimbert was a Co-Principal Investigator for a Teacher Quality partnership, project ASPIRE (2009-2014) that prepared new teachers through residencies. Dr. Gimbert is the project director/PI for two national projects, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of English Language Acquisition, Educators and Families for English Language Learners (2017-2022) and HELPERS (2021-2026) that partner with public, private, & charter schools, universities, and educational organizations in The District of Columbia, Harris County Department of Education (TX), Puerto Rico, and Columbus (OH).

Dr. Gimbert has authored/co-authored 90 journal articles and evaluation reports and delivered more than 220 local, state, and national presentations.