Jacqueline Chavis

Guest Blogger

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 Sep. 21, 2020

Advocating for My Students Requires Being Political on My Own Time

With election season upon us, like clockwork, the collective efforts to stifle the political opinions of educators has begun. Navigating this climate requires a nuanced…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted Sep. 23, 2020

We Must Vote for the Candidates Who Will Implement the Right Policies for Our Kids

I first met Shennell McCloud when she was Director of Recruitment, and then as Director of Advocacy for KIPP New Jersey, a charter school network…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Sep. 22, 2020

I Hope I Never Lose Another Student to Suicide

“I’m going to end it!” Unsure of what I heard, I questioned back, “End what?”  Her response was, “My life!” This brief encounter led to…

By Jill Miesner

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