At the heart of our organization is a passionate advocate for education, Dr. Carjie Scott. As the CEO and Co-Founder of The Education Equalizer Foundation, Dr. Scott has dedicated her career to increasing educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. With over a decade and a half of higher education executive leadership experience, Dr. Carjie Scott has not only managed institutional strategy. She has also developed and mentored other higher education leaders while championing initiatives to streamline processes, automate admissions decisions, and incorporate cutting-edge technology to attract and retain top students at trade schools, traditional universities, and historically Black colleges. Her visionary leadership has consistently exceeded recruitment expectations, resulting in record-breaking enrollments. Dr. Scott’s tireless efforts reflect a deep dedication to empowering students and advocating for equal access to education. Dr. Carjie Scott is an accomplished professional, a loving wife to US Marine veteran Dr. Kerwin O. Scott Sr. DDS, and the dedicated mother of their two children. She is an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Greater Bethel AME Church, and the NAACP, demonstrating her commitment to community engagement and social change.
The Education Equalizer Foundation works to empower middle through high school students and their families on the path to higher education. We understand that the college admittance process can be daunting and complex, particularly for scholars from underserved backgrounds. Our mission is to demystify this process and provide students with the necessary tools to not only gain admission but to graduate successfully.
We envision a future where every student, regardless of their socioeconomic background, has equal access to quality education and the opportunity to achieve their academic and career aspirations. Through our programs and initiatives, we aim to level the playing field, making education a powerful equalizer that transcends barriers and opens doors to brighter futures.
What We Do
- College Admissions Guidance: Our experienced team provides personalized guidance to students and their families, helping them navigate the college application process with confidence. We offer workshops, one-on-one counseling, and resources to ensure that scholars present their best selves to admissions committees.
- Scholarship Support: We actively seek out scholarship opportunities and assist students in preparing compelling scholarship applications. Our goal is to alleviate the financial burden of higher education and make it more accessible.
- Mentorship and Leadership Development: We believe in nurturing the leaders of tomorrow. Through mentorship programs and leadership development initiatives, we empower students to excel academically and become change-makers in their communities.
- Community Engagement: We engage with schools, communities, and organizations to promote the value of education and to advocate for equitable access to educational opportunities. We believe that change happens when we work together.
Join Us in Our Mission
The Education Equalizer Foundation invites you to join us in our mission to make education a force for equity and opportunity. Together, we can break down barriers and empower students to reach their full potential. Whether you’re a student, a parent, an educator, a donor, or a volunteer, there’s a place for you in our community. Together, we can make education an equalizer for all.Thank you for your support and belief in the power of education to transform lives. Together, we can make a difference.If you have any questions or would like to get involved, please don’t hesitate to contact us today.
Here is our why…
The Education Equalizer Foundation works with middle through high school students and their families to demystify the college admittance process and provide scholars with the necessary tools to graduate. The need is significant for first-generation, minority, and Black students, especially those in our headquartered state of Florida.
According to FCAN, the ranking of FAFSAs completed in Florida as compared with the other states.
The Education Equalizer Foundation
The Education Equalizer Foundation works with middle through high school students and their families to demystify the college admittance process and provide scholars with the necessary tools to graduate.
Thank you to the following organizations for sponsoring The Education Equalizer Foundation.
The Wagmore Foundation