PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We design professional developments for teachers, schools, eduprenuers, non-profit organizations, and corporations who want to hone culturally responsive practices and impactful instructional material.

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Our Facilitator team

Justin Lokossou

Professional Development Facilitator

Residing in Harlem, New York by way of Benin, West Africa, Justin Lokossou’s life has revolved around education for years. Justin’s work with students ranging from the kindergarten to collegiate levels, as an academic advisor for Hunter College, Writing Specialist at Harlem Children’s Zone for middle school students and a fencing instructor in elementary public schools.

Olu Animashaun

Lead Professional Development Consultant

Oluwaseun Animashaun, who traverses the world with the nickname “Olu,” hails from the biggest city in the smallest state – Providence, Rhode Island. Since graduating with her bachelor’s degree from Harvard, she has gone on to teach for several years in middle schools and now pursuing her doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching at Teachers College at Columbia University. 

 

Vincent Ferguson

Professional Development Facilitator
&
Music Consutlant

Vincent Ferguson is a middle school music teacher and teaching artist lead, by day, at a Brooklyn charter school. He’s been in the field for over a decade, coaching scholars on instrumentation, music engineering and more. By night, you can typically find him hosting and performing to packed crowds at hot spots like SOBs, and recording endless amounts of music.

Practice makes perfect

 We also know the only way you truly understand a subject is by practicing it in a real environment. This is why we’ve designed our professional developments for large groups, small groups, and 1-on-1 coaching. You choose what works best for you. We’ll handle the resources, interactivity, gamification, and practice. 

Our beliefs

We work to make learning more relevant by infusing cultural knowledge, student experiences and interests into each lesson – not simply added on.