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Nakedia has been a special educator for 16 years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Master’s Degree in Education, and an Ed Specialist Certificate. She is certified in elementary education K-8, learning disabilities K-12, and Autism Spectrum Disorder K-12. She is employed by a local school district as a Specialized Services Supervisor, overseeing specialized services for three of the schools in the district. Nakedia teaches and reinforce all special education school-wide expectations, systems, and routines. She implements and models district and statewide policies and procedures, provide strategies tailored to meet the needs of the special education students and support high academic achievement. Nakedia effectively confers with parents, administrators, testing specialists, social workers, and other professionals to develop plans for students that are designed to promote students ‘academic, physical, and social development.
Throughout her career, Nakedia has volunteered her time with her district, as a cheer coach, Coordinator of the Positive Behavior Support program, developing a mentoring program called Extraordinary Girls for girls in grades 4-8 and as a Coordinator of the Pretty Brown Girls Program. Both Extraordinary Girls and Pretty Brown Girls, educates girls of color and encourage confidence, self-love, self-acceptance by cultivating social, emotional and intellectual well-being and a passion to pursue their dreams. Helping people has always been a passion of Nakedia’s. She feels that Saving Our Sisters by Knowing My Truth provides her an opportunity to utilize her experiences to help women overcome their obstacles.