Prior to her current positions, she has served as a Secondary Development Coach helping train new assistant principals, and acted as an ambassador for MCPS, presenting wide strategic plans to new employees and assisting in teacher recruitment. She is a former chair of the Scholarship Planning Committee for the Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators. Her previous experiences also include radio and television broadcasting for the Ghana Broadcasting Corporation.
Dr. Quist has been actively involved with the Ghanaian community in the US as well as her home country Ghana with a specific emphasis on education and youth engagement. In the early 1990s, she worked with the youth of the Ghanaian association in Washington D.C.—then the “Volta Club”—and advocated for them through articles in a local Ghanaian paper. Since 2015, Dr. Quist has been the acting secretary for the Ewe Unification Committee, working to unite three Ewe churches in the D.C. Metropolitan area.
Dr. Quist received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Cape Coast, Ghana in General Education in 1987; a Master’s Degree at the University of Maryland, College Park in Special Education in 1997; a Masters Equivalent certificate in Administration and Educational Leadership from Hood College, Frederick County, Maryland in 2004; and received a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Florida in 2012.
Dr. Quist is Catholic and attends the Mother Sethon Catholic Church in Germantown, Maryland. She is also a registered member of the Ewe Church of America where she ministers to the youth. She is married with three children to her dear husband, Mr. Hammond Quist Jr.
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