bio

Professional Summary

A proud native of Philadelphia, PA, I am the Manager of Operations & Communication for New Schools for Alabama, a non-profit organization committed to supporting the growth of excellent public charter schools in Alabama, to ensure that every child has access to a quality public education. 

​I am also a 2018 Teach for America Corps Member and former middle school and high school teacher for Birmingham City Schools. Also known as “Your PR Diva,” I am a Strategist and Branding Coach. My strengths include providing public relations, marketing, social media and branding strategies and/or one-on-one personal and/or business coaching to small business owners, entrepreneurs and organizations.  

Additionally, I speak locally and nationally at women’s retreats, conferences, and workshops. I have authored 2 books: First Lady: The Real Truth and He Restoreth My Soul and several ebooks and am the former Founder/Editor-in-Chief of WOW! (Women of the Word) Magazine.

I graduated magna cum laude and with University Honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies, specializing in Public Relations. I also hold a Masters in Christian Education and a Masters in Public Relations.

I also have the pleasure of being the wife of Rev. Arthur Price, Jr., pastor of the historic 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, AL.

Skills

Public Relations/Marketing Strategy  Writing     Content Creator  

Event Planning    Branding    Creative Initiatives Social media

Work Experience

2020-Present

Communications & Operations Manager

New Schools for Alabama

I am the Communications & Operations Manager for New Schools for Alabama, a non-profit organization committed to supporting the growth of excellent public charter schools in Alabama, to ensure that every child has access to a quality public education

2018-2020

English Language Arts Teacher

Birmingham City Schools

I have taught 7th, 9th, and 10th grade English Language Arts for Birmingham City Schools.

2014-2020

Personal & Business Branding Strategist

Priceless PR & Marketing

I provided public relations. marketing, social media, branding strategies and/or one-on-one personal and/or business coaching to small business owners and entrepreneurs.

Education

2013-2014

Full Sail University

Master of Arts, Public Relations

2010-2012

Dallas Baptist University

Master of Arts, Christian Education

2002-2006

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bachelor of Arts, Communications/Public Relations

Entrepreneur

As a serial entrepreneur, I am the owner of The Candie Jar (established 2013) natural body and haircare products using organic shea butter and other premium ingredients.

I Sometimes Send Newsletters

© 2020 by Candie A. Price aka Your PR Diva, Philly Girl in the South