Jacqueline Chavis

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Founder, Colander-Chavis Consulting

Chesapeake, Virginia

Jacqueline C. Chavis, founder of Colander-Chavis Consulting, has 29 years of extensive experience as an educator in PreK-12 public education. Her experiences include middle school science teacher, science specialist, assistant principal, principal, executive director of elementary schools, deputy superintendent of curriculum and instruction and chief academic officer.

Jacqueline worked collaboratively with teachers, school and central office administrators in the states of Virginia and Georgia to share her extensive knowledge of instruction and leadership in education in order to improve outcomes for all students.

The ultimate goals of Colander-Chavis Education Consulting, a certified Small, Micro, Minority Women-owned Business (SWaM), are to partner with school leaders, central office leaders and local organizations to provide meaningful learning experiences and social-emotional supports to students by enhancing and transforming leadership.

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Posted Aug. 26, 2020

3 Questions Every Educator Should Ask to Prepare for School This Year

There are some things we understand much better today than we did four months ago. Leading school districts and schools…

By Shamile Childs, Jacqueline Chavis

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Posted Nov. 20, 2020

I’m Thankful for the Activists Who Are Knocking Down Doors and Taking Their Seats at the Table

Picture this—it’s Thanksgiving, the whole family’s waiting to eat but as usual, dinner is delayed and hangriness is a whole ass mood—but no one can…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Nov. 24, 2020

Let’s Get Back to Grace and Gratitude This Thanksgiving

Living through a pandemic is rough. It’s an experience that we are all wanting to come to an end. It has caused businesses to shut…

By Shawnta S. Barnes

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Posted Nov. 23, 2020

One Memphis Mom (and Grandma) Has a Thanksgiving Message for Joe Biden

Sarah Carpenter, executive director of Memphis Lift, spent much of the 2020 primary season bringing her message—her plea—for liberation from failing schools to all who were…

By Erika Sanzi

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