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Kia Greenwood, M.Ed. is the Founder and CEO of The Educator’s Light. As a veteran teacher who has taught for over 15 years, she has a passion for supporting new teachers, students, and all others who are willing to grow and learn. The mission of The Educator’s Light is simple– endeavor to bring more light, joy and common sense to education, people and our kids—one classroom and life at a time.


–Teacher of the Year 2004-2005 (Elementary)
–Teacher of the Year 2014-2015 (Secondary)
–District Teacher of the Month 2015
–Nominated for Who’s Who Among American Women
–Literacy/Instructional Coach for 3 years
–Excel Award for Excellence in Education
–Voted Favorite Instructor by students at the college level

–Heart for ELA and Reading–Lifelong learner (she is still learning, growing and is a proud “nerd”!)
–Teacher who loves to write
–Passionate about helping students, new teachers, and others!

How we serve:

-Motivational speaking engagements for staff and youth (currently virtual only).

–Personal Coaching for New Teachers (virtual only).

–The growing virtual Resource Store that will include support materials for new teachers, students, and parents in need of common sense, educational support instruction-wise along with other categories!

–We are excited to announce ** The 2020 Educator’s Light Virtual ELA/Reading Cafe for students, parents, and communities in need of additional ELA school/class tutoring support and guidance in grades 4-8!!!** Click the 2020 tutoring page under “Menu” for more information! Contact us today!


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