Diverse Learners Webinar Series Part 3: Social-Emotional Learners
View this webinar to continue the discussion about diverse learners in K-12 schools. Listen in as our speaker, Kwame Simmons, CEO of Simmons Advantage, discusses how many students face academic and personal challenges that become roadblocks to achieving their diploma. Mr. Simmons will discuss how credit recovery is an effective way for many students to overcome those obstacles.
Unlike other credit recovery courses, Fuel Education has built courses from the ground up to support learners who may need additional motivation and remediation. We have created a motivational, self-paced learning environment with embedded social-emotional learning support, and growth-mindset approach to help students reframe their struggles as opportunities for future success. Register today to hear more about why FuelEd’s credit recovery courses and social-emotional learners.
Meet Your Speakers
Kwame Simmons is a dynamic educator who uses an innovative approach to revolutionize urban education. He has dedicated his career to educating students in the urban centers of Detroit, Michigan, Saint Louis, Missouri and in the District of Columbia, and he currently serves as an educational consultant for school leadership, change management and the use of technology in the classroom. He has been recognized in the Washington Post, by U.S. Department of Education for school turnaround and most recently received the 2015 BET Honors Award for Excellence in Education. Mr. Simmons is a product of the Detroit Public School System. He received his undergraduate degree from Hampton University, and graduate degrees from Columbia University and Georgetown University.
Renae Abboud M.Ed.
Director of Educational Solution Services
Renae Abboud leads a team of education specialists responsible for creating innovative and successful online and blended learning programs. She specializes in working with administrators through all stages of a blended learning implementation, including the strategies, design, plan and evaluation stages. Prior to joining Fuel Education, Renae was a classroom teacher in Oregon and Virginia. She holds a BA in Elementary and Early Childhood Education from the University of Portland and a M.Ed. in Instructional Technology from the University of Maryland.