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 Feb. 26, 2021

February Is Black History Month. Periodt.

I swear I wasn’t trying to end Black History Month with white people and skinfolk that ain’t kinfolk foolery but … Yesterday my homie, Dr.…

By Tanesha Peeples

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Posted Feb. 26, 2021

Want a National Effort to Combat COVID Learning Loss? Study Your Black History.

We know all too well Black and brown students in marginalized communities are now bearing the brunt of the pandemic’s effect on schools—with inadequate technology,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Feb. 24, 2021

Meet Newark’s Own Amanda Gorman, Seventh Grade Poet Makayla Brown

A month ago, as Amanda Gorman shared her beautiful prose during President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris’ inauguration, students at KIPP Rise Academy in Newark had…

By Laura Waters

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