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We provide families and schools with ongoing, convenient access to a trusted, knowledgable education professional to provide expert guidance on topics such as school admissions, child development, academic achievement, and recruitment and retainment of families of color.

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Throughout the year, we sponsor networking and educational events where schools and families meet and engage in an organic manner that allows schools and prospective families an opportunity to get to know one another and explore the what different schools have to offer.

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Our community events strive to empower communities of color by leveraging their collective buying power to influence outcomes in entertainment, politics, and other social spheres

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A 90-year Legacy in Education

Aurelia Harris Cole

Aurelia Harris Cole

Great-grandmother & Educator

    Angelina's great-grandmother earned her teaching certificate from Philander Smith College in 1926. Her passion for teaching has inspired three generations.

    Angelina Arrington, M.A.Ed

    Angelina Arrington, M.A.Ed

    Educational Consultant, Administrator, Teacher

    Angelina Arrington is a 23-year veteran teacher and administrator. She is a fourth generation educator who is continuing a 90 year legacy in the field.


    • To this day, when I get together with my close friends from elementary school, we think of Ms. Arrington and thank her for fueling our fire to shake the world. Because of her, I am not afraid to laugh out loud and to sing my true self.

      Haley F. – Former Fifth Grade Student & Colgate University Graduate
    • My daughter has grown in leaps and bounds under your direction. Not only has she grown academically, she has evolved into a beautiful human, both spiritually and emotionally.

      Dr. Kelli Beard – Mother of Sekai, Sixth Grade
    • Thank you so much for modeling a lesson for me yesterday. I learned so much from you in such a short time and it was amazing to see how a lesson I had done earlier in the day was made one thousand times better by your instruction and format of the lesson!

      Rachel Tobin – First Year Science Teacher & Coaching Client

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