It’s back to school time and parents all over the nation are getting all their ducks in a row to send off their kids to our neighbor institutions of higher learning – schools! But are your kids ready? Does their teacher have all the supplies she needs? Is the school ready to handle the latest trending issues troubling today’s youth? Eighteen year veteran teacher Devonia Reed shares with us a teacher’s view on today’s hot topics! We discuss bullying, the honor of being a teacher, the personal spending a teacher has to do for supplies, preparing kids for kindergarten and parenting middle school kids.
Host: Anita Washington a.k.a. That Anita Live
Topic: Teachers Have Always Wanted You To Know This
Guest: Devonia Reed
Guest’s Blog: http://www.DevoniaReed.com
Devonia and I would love to hear from you. Did you have school age kids? Have they ever been bullied? Do you partner with their teachers? Leave us your thought and comments below.
A former school and community agency counselor and creator of the 7-Step Method, Anita’s helped guide people from the ages of eleven to fifty through their own life issues, personal transformations and professional endeavors. With an old soul and a comedic, honest voice. She uses many southern colloquialisms and colorful expressions to unwrap personal stories of surviving a homicidal alcoholic father, a mother in denial and four physically and emotionally abusive brothers and relates them to guiding principles and healing techniques.
Through her powerful and uplifting interviews at ThatAnitaLive.TV and The Emotional Happiness Podcast women get to see and hear real women with resourceful stories living relentless lives after life's most devastating events. Through her charismatic and compelling speaking, Anita helps women use the tools and resources they already have to reveal and release success blockers such as childhood trauma and family dysfunction so they can build self-confidence, boost their self-esteem and feel free to live true to their own personality, spirit and character.
In her newly released ebook, 7 Simple Steps to Beat Emotional Baggage, Anita shares actionable techniques that will walk women through letting go of the past and rising above the glass ceiling to reach higher levels of success and satisfaction in life.
From nine-to-five, Anita is a Senior Acquisition Support Specialist, possessing over nineteen years of performing and administering program management and cradle-to-grave commercial and federal contracting activities for acquisitions ranging from $500,000 to over $2 Billion. She has progressively worked her way up the federal acquisition lifecycle and commercial supply chain through various positions from pre-award and requirements definition to commodities buying to contract close-out. In her career, she has mastered the art of transitioning to level-up.
Anita is a graduate of Limestone College, Virginia State University, and Strayer University with a B.S. in Mathematics, an M.Ed. in Guidance & Counseling, and an M.B.A. in Contracts & Acquisitions. You can find Anita online at ThatAnitaLive.com, Twitter, Periscope, Instagram and Facebook. Her handle is That Anita Live on all four social media platforms.