About Nia

 Lanett W. Brailey

Lanett W. Brailey is a native of Hampton Virginia, who retired in 2016, as an educator from VDOE'sTraining and Technical Assistance Center at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Ms. Brailey earned her  Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from Virginia Union University  and her  Master of Arts in Clinical and Remedial Reading from The Ohio State University. 

With over 35 years  in the field of education, her  experience is diverse in both special and general education in the areas of teaching, professional development training, and administration in correctional, secondary, and higher education settings.  Ms. Brailey currently teaches part-time at Fort Lee, as an ESL instructor.

Ms. Brailey has been a member of St. Paul's Baptist Church, where she has served and attended for over 28 years. She is the proud parent of two very fine young men, Philip and Kenneth Brailey, and the grandmother to her wonderful  first grandson, Philip Clay Brailey, Jr.

Lanett believes that "your mind and your time are terrible things to waste" and is honored to be working with the youth at St. Paul's with the Lead and Seed Program.