THE VALUE OF EDUFAITH CONSULTING SERVICES
Let’s Succeed Together
Welcome! Edufaith Educational Services offers educational insight and is motivated to help families of students with and without disabilities (diverse learners) reach their strongest academic desires and help students achieve their goals with college transition and career readiness support. Edufaith educates families and counsels clients with individualized attention, guidance, and research with diverse learner programs such as special education, Section 504, Intervention plans, English Speakers of Other Languages, and college planning and accomodations advocacy processes. As an educator and parent of a child with a disability I know such processes can be overwhelming and daunting. I offer a dual lens and collaborative approach.
Edufaith provides professional development and trainings for districts, school, profit and non-profit organizations in the areas of IDEA, Section 504, and ESOL.
Edufaith specializes in the areas of Section 504, Special Education, English Speakers of Other Languages, and providing equitable outcomes for diverse learning populations. Take a look at the specific services Edufaith has to offer. Restoring Faith in Education One Student at a Time.
CEC CONFERENCE 2023
Essential Tips for Special Education Leaders
Join me in Louisville, Kentucky on March 4th from 11:45-12:45 at the Council for Exceptional Children's Conference!
I will be presenting Essential Tips for Special Education Leaders
Dr. Nakia Simmons Cotton
Dr. Cotton is an author and educator that values diverse learners and unique student needs. She is the author of Essential Tips for Special Education Leaders now available on Amazon. Dr. Cotton has been in education for over twenty years, where she has served as an educator, school, and district administrator. Dr. Cotton is passionate about providing equitable services for students with various needs who are served under Special Education, English Speakers of Other Languages, and Section 504 with College Transition and Career Readiness.
Dr. Cotton has a distinguished background in providing professional development and educating adult learners about diverse learners. Through Edufaith, Dr. Cotton aspires to support and restore faith in education for students, parents, teachers through community resources using her expertise in individualized learning.
Nakia is the proud mother of two sons Kaylon and Kristian. She attended Florida A&M University, where she obtained her Bachelor's in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership. Nakia has her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Clark Atlanta University.
I aim to help individuals, districts, and businesses provide optimal resources, programs and professional development trainings to support diverse learners. I’ve taken on various small and large-scale projects, always exceeding my client’s expectations. Take a look at my projects below.
KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY ESOL CONFERENCE
March 2021 and March 2022
With this project, I presented to educators strategies to support English Speakers of Other Languages. Topics included Equitable Ecosystems for ELL Learners and Equitable Strategies for Multilingual Learners. Would you like to learn more about my services?
PARENT NIGHT FOR DIVERSE LEARNERS
February and March 2022
This project is an excellent example of how I work with schools and families to provide valuable resources and information to support special education, Section 504 and MTSS services that keep the client's best interests in mind. The Parent Nights were apart of a two-part series. To learn more, contact me today.
DIVERSE LEARNER TRAINING FOR ORGANIZATIONS
October 2021 and October 2022
In the consulting industry, each situation is unique and requires a specific set of solutions. For this project, I helped my clients define the ideal outcome for the situation, and we achieved a great result through strategic planning.
Your Educational Consultant and Strategic Partner
Edufaith educates families, counsels, and supports clients through individualized attention, guidance, and research with expertise in college accommodations support advocacy and the transition process. As an experienced educator with over 20 years of experience, I understand the importance of your student's future and take pleasure in providing them with valuable resources, especially those students with special needs and proper guidance that will be essential throughout the educational journey. I also understand that education and leadership are ever-changing and challenging professions where educators and leaders need coaching and support.
DIVERSE LEARNER CONSULTING
Inclusive Programs for Success
My services are customized to meet the specific needs of each client. I work collaboratively throughout the entire process and guarantee measurable results for diverse learners who receive services under IDEA (special education), Section 504, English Speakers of Other Languages, and other intervention supports. As an educator and parent of a child with a disability, I provide a dual lens to ensure inclusion and equity for all learners. I know IEPs, Section 504 plans, and English Language Learner and Intervention Plans first-hand and can provide guidance to support your learner. Contact me to find out how I can help today.
SPECIAL EDUCATION, SECTION 504 AND DIVERSE LEARNER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OUTSOURCE, RESOURCES, AND CONSULTATION
An Educator with Heart Approach
Edufaith values the importance of each student's diverse future and takes pleasure in providing valuable resources to support diverse learners.
Edufaith outsources to consultants to provide professional development, support, and resources according to the laws and content relating to the Individuals with Disabilities Act (Special Education), English Speakers of Other Language, and the Office of Civil Rights (Section 504) under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act.
TRANSITION, POST-SECONDARY AND CAREER CONSULTATION AND COACHING
Paths to Success
Edufaith educates families, counsels, and supports clients through individualized attention, guidance, and research with expertise in college planning's multifaceted processes.
College Accommodation Guidance and Advocacy
High School Foundation
College Overview and Search Process Assistance
College Visit and Application Assistance
Interview, Application, and Preparation Techniques
General College Preparation Advice
College Post-Secondary Disability Application Process and Support
LEADERSHIP AND TEACHING COACHING
Empowering Educators at All Levels
Edufaith works with educators in a variety of areas because educators' roles are multifaceted. School districts offer great teacher and educational leader programs, however, individual coaching and support from your employer can be intimidating. Edufaith consultation services provide coaching and support in requested target areas.
Our goals are to support teachers and leaders beyond the employer in a non-evaluative way model. With effective recommendations and strategies, collaborative meetings, and feedback to ensure that all educators are heard.
The Path to Success
Edufaith offers dissertation coaching that will help you assist with the dissertation or thesis process. As a former doctorate student, I know and understand that dissertation preparation can be overwhelming and stressful. Edufaith understands graduate students' needs and what it takes to be successful in graduate school. My goal is to help you guide you through the dissertation or thesis process by assisting with information, time management strategies, and realistic work plans for dissertation completion.
Edufaith will mentor, provide feedback, and assist through practices that can help alleviate barriers to finishing such as anxiety, negative thinking, procrastination, and other common obstacles from Chapter One to your doctoral defense.
Edufaith offers free one time consultations. Some services are offered based on the location. Edufaith services the surrounding Metro-Atlanta areas, Georgia and Florida.
See what Edufaith has to offer.
IEP ESSENTIAL 101 AND SECTION 504 MINI BOOKS
A Brief Overview of Programs
Services for students with disabilities can be daunting and often intimidating. When presented with the various options, educational acronyms, and procedures, anyone may feel overwhelmed by the content. The books offer a condensed version of the services in less than 50 pages from the Essential Book Series.