Empowering Those Who Empower Our Youth for 21st Century Teaching & Learning
Empowering those who empower our youth
Developing effective tools for student success
Utilizing researched-based strategies.
Our goal is to empower all invested in the academic and social-emotional well-being of urban youth with little to no support.
Our objective is to provide professional development to support secondary & post-secondary educators. We provide teaching and learning strategies that foster new skills and perceptions that will enhance basic skills, critical thinking, and life skills capabilities. We aim to establish the appropriate environment that assists educators in their ongoing quest to provide quality instruction, progressive collaboration, and a learning climate that promotes self-correction, self-managing, and self-monitoring skills towards a positive lifestyle. As the primary tool, technology bridges the gaps between education and learning strategies. We aim to prepare our clients for global success using 21st Century teaching and learning strategies and concepts.
E.D.U. Innovators is a team of Urban Education Experts. Our Team's VisionE.D.U. Empowering Educators; Developing effective tools for student success; Utilizing Researched Based Strategies.Our T...
April A. Weaver
MA, Clinical Mental Health Counselor
Professional Life Coach
While working in education, April has had to develop innovative procedures in order to motivate the student's willingness to learn and progress. In order to inspire students and staff, she discovered a new approach to professional mentoring, as well as classroom management. April Weaver has worked in education and mental health for over 10 years. and enjoys working with others to improve their mental ‘self’ picture or talk.
Minister, Midwife, Nurse
Mama Jamillah uses a creative touch. While working she completed her Type 75 through Jones University for Leadership and Administration. Jamillah Kareem has taught in grade school, middle school, high schools, and conducted College workshops. She taught in Liberia and Ghana and in Chicago Public Schools, suburbs, traditional, independent, and alternative schools. Her motto is “Education is a bridge to life endless possibilities!”
Educational Specialist, Ed. S
SpEd Case Manager
She bridges the gap for change. As an educator, Ms. Graves emphasizes the importance of building relationships; her most ardent belief is “it takes the village to raise the child.” She has earned a C.A.S. degree in Administration and Supervision, received an Ed.S degree as an Educational Specialist and is currently completing a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership from National Louis University
Michelle Rhnea Yisrael
MA, Communications, Technical & Professional Writing; Chicago State University
Master's in Online Teaching; University of Illinois, Springfield
Assistant Professor, City Colleges of Chicago
Urban Edu Coach, Instructional Designer
Author for I AM Media Books
Michelle Rhnea Yisrael has been honored to empower women and children for over 30 years. She has a master’s degree in English from Chicago State University, a soul degree in love, and possesses a passion for nurturing the human soul. Ms. Yisrael was a district leader for 8 alternative high schools on the Southside of Chicago where she trained and managed principals, teachers, and support staff. Additionally, she was director of an alternative high school and dean of instruction for another. Ms. Yisrael has been an educational leader for 37 years. She founded and operated an independent school for much of that time while managing a budget for two city founded programs and two federally funded programs simultaneously. Michelle Rhnea Yisrael recently completed a Master’s Degree in Online Line teaching from the University of Illinois Springfield. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor at Chicago's Kennedy-King College and is one of the education coaches for urbaneducoach.com. She is one of the co-authors of T.R.U.S.T. Classroom Management program. Professor Yisrael is a writer for I AM Media Books and author of The Jeremiah 9 Woman a 52-week prayer journey, The Enemy Within A Survivor’s Story, In Each Moment: An Anthology of Short Stories about Life & Love, and Freedom to Engage: A critical auto-ethnographic analysis of a community college professor.