Amelia is engaging from start to finish. She knows exactly what we all struggle with as educators of at risk students and provides on point approaches to creating a family atmosphere in the classroom.
“You are a complete gift. Every workshop I take of yours has improved me both as a teacher and a person. Thank you for teaching understanding and compassion.”
A thought-provoking discussion of cultural and economic differences impacting student-teacher interactions.
Walking along side people of color, understanding their pain, motivating and reaching to move young people beyond poverty has offered Amelia the skills to tap into the historical and present day experiences of African American students. With her leadership and a track record of student success Amelia continues with astounding retention rates, lifelong student successes, creative meaningful curriculum development, and keen perceptions of individual student needs have been her continual legacy as an educator.
“It is the best 2 hrs. of PD since I’ve been a teacher (2003)! Must hear info. You need to take this nationwide & patent it! No wonder your students love you!”
Thank you for the helpful information. Your presentation was insightful and honest. I feel better equipped to handle difficult situations in my classrooms.
“I appreciate you. You reenergize my commitment to my students. This semester has been tougher than normal, so thank you for reaffirming what works.”
It provides a different perspective on the source of negative behaviors and offers up some solutions as well!
Classroom management is about caring for people. It’s about building relationships before major problems take place.
I have a degree in Sociology & learned more here than I learned for my degree.
Loved, loved, loved the way you presented the “solutions” to the students’ “problems.”Love what you do & thank you for taking the time to understand such a misunderstood population.
Your presentation brought some issues I have with students into a new light.
Your presentation and demeanor make the information intriguing.
Amelia you are sooo inspirational. I wish all my teachers when I was growing up were like you! You communicate your passion for reading well, and I am excited to try your ideas!
Thanks a lot - you are an engaging individual!
You were extremely clear, good speed, change of pace, etc. that kept us on task but not hurried or bored.
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