College and Career Preparedness Intensive

Thank you for your interest in The Education Equalizer College and Career Preparedness intensive. Classes will be hosted this summer on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning the first Friday in June and ending the last Friday in July. After joining the waitlist, we will email you in May 2022 to provide class times and locations.

If you have questions, please contact us at hello@educationequalizers.org.

Learn more below.

High School Scholars along with their families are invited to attend college preparedness and career readiness workshops.

Dual Enrollment

In this lesson, you will learn about Dual Enrollment. Dual Enrollment allows juniors and seniors to earn college credit while in high school.

Dual Enrollment Benefits:

  1. Credits may transfer to public and state colleges.
  2. Prepares you for college while in high school.
  3. Allows you to possibly finish college earlier.
  4. Grants may be available to cover the costs.

The Education Equalizer Advantage:

  1. Learn about the colleges in your state that offer Dual Enrollment.
  2. Discuss application and grant process for Dual Enrollment.
  3. Apply what you’ve learned and possibly enroll in a Dual Enrollment program.

Course Length – 90 minutes

Tax-Deductible Donation

  1. $25.00 per individual student or
  2. $300.00 for a group lesson (15 students max)

Register

Common Black College Workshop

In this lesson, you will learn how to apply to over 60 historically black colleges and universities for only $20.00.

Common Black College Application Benefits:

  1. Apply once and over 60 HBCUs will receive your application for admission into college.
  2. The application is available to first-time freshmen, transfers, and international students.
  3. Become invited to Common Black College Application college fairs and private social media groups.

The Education Equalizer Advantage:

  1. Learn how to get your application processed by admissions officers in a timely manner.
  2. Get expertise on how to complete your college admissions application.
  3. Apply what you’ve learned and get accepted to multiple HBCUs.

Course Length – 90 minutes

Tax-Deductible Donation

  1. $25.00 per individual student or
  2. $300.00 for a group lesson (15 students max)

Register

College Internships and Work-Study

In this lesson, you will learn how to get an internship, sign up for work-study while in college, and soft skills to help you start your career after graduation.

College Internships and Work-Study Benefits:

  1. Get working experience while in college at a company and on campus.
  2. Learn how to research job outlook, salary, and marketability based on the major you choose.
  3. Begin to prepare for careers after college and learn soft skills to earn full-time employment.

The Education Equalizer Advantage:

  1. Small class sizes (15:1) to give you an individualized outlook on how to get an internship or begin work-study.
  2. Advice on how to get connected with your office of career services.
  3. Tips on how to get college internships in your area and ultimately obtain a career after graduation.

Course Length – 90 minutes

Tax-Deductible Donation

  1. $25.00 per individual student or
  2. $300.00 for a group lesson (15 students max)

Register

Million Dollar Scholar

In this lesson, you will learn everything related to the FAFSA, scholarships, grants, and loans.

Million Dollar Scholar Benefits:

  1. Learn about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
  2. Get tips on how to research grants in your state.
  3. Research scholarships accepted at your college.

The Education Equalizer Advantage:

  1. Gain FAFSA access and credentials with an instructor during the session.
  2. Obtain a list of viable scholarships and grants.
  3. Sample template letters to use when communicating with admissions offices and scholarship committees.

Course Length – 90 minutes

Tax-Deductible Donation

  1. $25.00 per individual student or
  2. $300.00 for a group lesson (15 students max)

Register

The Education Equalizer Foundation First Board Meeting

The Education Equalizer Foundation (501c3) prepares incoming minority students for success in college and life. The organization was formed to:

1) ensure that Black, minority, and first-generation college students are given the knowledge and resources required for success in college and life.

2) equip college administrators with solutions to admit, retain, graduate and place minority college students into careers after graduation.

3) serve underrepresented minorities entering college, those currently working in higher education institutions, and related entities.

The Education Equalizer Foundation will host its’ first board meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 6p CST.

Dr. Carjie Scott, Founder, and Board Chairman will provide an overview of the organization to incoming Board members, present bylaws, and confirm committee assignments. Dr. Shmeka Gibson, Founder, and President of Innate Success has mentored Carjie over the past several weeks to prepare her to launch the non-profit foundation.

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Inaugural Board of Directors Announcement

Education Equalizers Foundation – Inaugural Board of Directors

This is your invite to join the inaugural Board of Directors, for the Education Equalizers Foundation an education, fundraising, and consulting nonprofit.

At Education Equalizers, LLC, we believe that everyone deserves access to quality education. We are a consulting firm that provides resources to college students, Higher Education leaders, and the communities they serve. We have been retained to assist with enrollment initiatives, lead during peak seasons, and back-fill vacant positions. We have consulted and completed marketing, training, EDI initiatives, and project management at various higher education and related organizations. Our primary responsibilities included creating SOPs, MOUs, digital marketing campaigns, working manuals, documenting policy to meet accreditation standards, diversity initiatives, streamlining operations, and automating processes. We have served at The Equity Alliance, The Sunday School Publishing Board, Benevolence First, Fresh Start Family Services, HBCU Hub, Vanderbilt University and others.

“We believe everyone deserves access to a quality education.”

The Board of Directors is the governing body of the non-profit organization and works with the staff to set priorities for each fiscal year, approves the annual budget, and helps meet our fundraising goals for the year. The Board acts on behalf of the public to ensure that members of the staff are not abusing or misusing our status as a tax-exempt business of the United States. The inaugural Board of Directors are being recruited to form the non-profit arm of the existing business Education Equalizers, LLC which has raised the capital to start the Education Equalizers Foundation.

The Board of Directors will work together to advance our mission, and ensure that our desired impacts are being realized, tracked, and shared with the public. At this time, the Board is a working board, and members are expected to not only join committees but to be productive partners in the forward movement of the organization. Also, Board Members will be assigned formal titles and create the bylaws for the roles of President, Secretary, and Treasurer.  

We are building a national board, out of state members will be required to attend at least two meetings per year in person, unless deemed a health risk. These members should either be able to afford to fly or drive to Gainesville, FL, Tampa, Fl or Orlando, Fl for in person meetings when they resume.

PRINICPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Inaugural Board of Directors

  1. Attends quarterly board meetings of the whole and co-chairs at least one committee which will have separate quarterly meeting frequencies.
  2. Agree to attend 2-3 existing Education Equalizer Foundation events such as participation at the annual Bud Billiken parade charity event in Chicago, book signing events in Gainesville, Chicago, Memphis, Atlanta, and Nashville, sponsored community organization events which can be virtual or in-person, and other fundraising opportunities.
  3. Read committee and board meeting minutes. Vote virtually between meetings when necessary.
  4. Agree to participate in the formation of all Education Equalizers Foundation primary paperwork alongside our Executive Director, existing attorney, and certified public accountant.
  5. Participate in and lead discussions that build a shared vision and understanding

QUALIFICATIONS:

You agree that you will:

  • Promote the mission of Education Equalizers Foundation in your personal and professional life
  • Represent Education Equalizers Foundation to your friends and the public at large
  • Commit at least two years to the Inaugural Board of Directors
  • When you return for a second year, actively recruit potential board members
  • Attend at least 75% of board meetings
  • Agree to participate in trainings that will make you a more effective board member once you join
  • Accept moral, legal, and financial responsibility for Education Equalizers Foundation
  • Reply to all e-mails that require a response, and all phone calls that need a response within 48 hours

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Master’s degree (highly desired, but not required)
  • 3-5 years of experience in a kindergarten – higher education setting, non-profit leadership role, or corporate business executive position
  • Demonstrated ability to create lasting goals for a non-profit organization
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Conflict-resolution skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people

Submit your resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation for consideration. Your documents will be reviewed, and you will receive an update on your candidacy via email. All documents are due by November 1. Contact us at hello@educationequalizers.com for more information.

Education Equalizers, LLC

Congratulations Drs. Kerwin and Carjamin (Carjie) Scott, a husband and wife team that founded Education Equalizers, LLC. Education Equalizers is a consulting firm that provides resources to college students, Higher Education leaders, and the communities they serve. Dr. Kerwin Scott says, “We believe that everyone deserves access to quality education.” Follow Education Equalizers, LLC on LinkedIn.