Dr. Chike Akua.jpg
Dr. Chike Akua
Job Title: CEO
Company Name: Imani Enterprises Consulting, LL
Phone: 770.309.6664
Email Address: chikeakua@gmail.com
Address: 1000 McCoy Drive Conyers, GA 30094
Website Address: www.DrAkua.net and www.TTIClassroom.com
Social Media Information: @chikeakua
Dr. Chike Akua is An Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership at Clark Atlanta University and a leading authority on increasing the achievement of today's students, especially those in some of the most challenging schools and communities. Dr. Akua is one of the most sought-after speakers at regional and national conferences, urban school districts, colleges and universities. With a culturally relevant approach toward closing access and opportunity gaps, he is known for his dynamic, interactive presentations to teachers, leaders, parents, and students. Dr. Akua has written, produced and designed books, online curricula and posters designed for today’s students. "Education for Transformation: The Keys to Releasing the Genius of African American Students" is a book for teachers and leaders that is used in a number of urban school districts for professional development. Learn more about Dr. Akua and his online professional development at www.TTIClassroom.com
Description of Assigned Session:
What are the methods master teachers and leaders use to reach and teach African American students? How do they infuse African American content into the curriculum in a way that all children of diverse backgrounds can receive and appreciate? How can these strategies by utilized online with students? In this session, Dr. Chike Akua shares the role of culture in education and specific strategies for how educators can increase African American student engagement and achievement along with delivering an authentic multicultural curriculum that promotes critical and creative thinking, character development and cultural competence.
Past Clients/Conference Appearances:
CONFERENCES: Curriculum & Instruction Steering Committee of CA (CISC) South Carolina Alliance of African American Educators (SCABSE) Black Educators Rock Conference SCHOOL SYSTEMS: Broward County School District (FL) School District of West Palm Beach (FL) Madison County School District (FL) Detroit Community Public School System (MI) San Diego Public Schools (CA) Fresno Unified School District (CA) Clovis Unified School District (CA) Central Unified School District (CA) Chicago Public Schools (IL) East Orange School District (NJ)
Books/Publications Authored:
1. Words of Power, Volume 2 (2020)
2. Honoring Our Ancestral Obligations: 7 Steps to Black Student Success (2017)
3. Education for Transformation: Keys to Releasing the Genius of African American Students
4. ParentPower: Keys to Your Child's Academic & Social Success (2012)
5. Reading Revolution (2006)
6. A Treasure Within: Stories of Remembrance & Rediscovery (2001)
7. A Treasure Within: Parent/Teacher Resource Guide
8. A Kwanzaa Awakening: Lessons for the Community
Current Occupation/Position:
CEO of Imani Enterprises Consulting, LLC Executive Director of the Teacher Transformation Institute Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Clark Atlanta University
Favorite African American History Quote: The future belongs to those who prepare for it today. - Malcom X
All great achievements require time. -Maya Angelou