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How to Reach Latino and Migrant Families

2013 National GEAR UP Conference I am grateful to all of the participants who thought it important enough to engage in the conversation regarding strategies to more effectively reach, encourage, and assist Latino and Migrant families in conceptualizing their college-bound … Continue reading

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Ferguson-Florrisant School District and SCABSE Presentations

During the past week, I had opportunities to speak to political and community leaders, school district personnel, and parents in the Ferguson-Florrisant School District. I am appreciative of the hospitality extended by Superintendent, Dr. Art McCoy, II, his staff, and … Continue reading

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Presentation Download

The following links are to the presentations delivered recently at the Texas State-wide Parent Involvement Conference. I thoroughly appreciated the opportunity to speak to parents, educators, and community volunteers regarding the college and scholarship opportunities for Texas students. Click here … Continue reading

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Presentation Downloads

Presentation slides from recent presentations are available for download for approximately 7 days following the presentation. Click here to download 2012 Georgia State NAACP Conference

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Choosing the Right Summer Programs

The college-planning workshop, “Choosing the Right Summer Programs” hosted by the Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry is taken from the book, “A High School Plan for Students with College-Bound Dreams”: “Your experiences, such as where you have traveled, the … Continue reading

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FAFSA, Scholarship, and Financial Aid

Teamwork is Key On Sunday, January 29, 2012 I presented a FAFSA, Scholarships, and Financial Aid workshop at Turner Chapel AME Church in Marietta, Georgia. Joining me in the presentation was Tyrone Smith of Pathway Educational Service. Due to the … Continue reading

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Building Faith-based Partnerships

One of the most pressing challenges in communities, both in the U.S. and abroad, is closing the achievement gap between Black males and their counterparts from other demographic groups. Our partnership with the Turner Chapel AME Church Education Ministry has … Continue reading

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Increasing Black Male Achievement (WCPSS)

Wake County Public Schools’ Saturday Speaker Institute I was honored at having been invited to speak at the distinguished Wake County Public Schools’ Saturday Speaker Institute. I was equally gratified to have so many educators set aside their Saturday to engage … Continue reading

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Presentations at the NABSE Conference

Visionary Leaders Principal’s Institute (Presented at the NABSE Conference in New Orleans, LA) At today’s Visionary Leaders Principal’s Institute participants were led through important strategic discussions as a precursor to identifying the people, programs, and practices needed to cultivate a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Parent Involvement

Watch the video “The Importance of Parent Involvement.”  

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