Member Category: <span>Teachers</span>

DeAndria Lewis
Staff

DeAndria Lewis

DeAndria joined us in February of 2020 and has made an instant impact on our community. DeAndria graduated from Winston-Salem State University in 2016 and has worked in schools since then, specializing in working with special education students. Her patience and passion for Daily Devotions and incorporating the scripture into her lesson plans has connected...

Jarrika Kirkpatrick
Staff

Jarrika Kirkpatrick

Ms. Kirkpatrick, or Ms. K to the kids, is a teacher at Olympic High School. She enjoys helping the kids with their homework and getting them outside to get some energy out after a long day in class!

Carol Bates
Staff

Carol Bates

Carol Bates grew up in Cincinatti, Ohio and attended Miami University, graduating with a degree in Library Science. After working as an assistant librarian, Carol moved to Miami, FL and worked at Eastern Airlines as a flight attendant supervisor and instructor before setting up a training program that taught life skills to laid off employees....

Valene Williams
Staff

Valene Williams

Valene has been a teacher at A Better World for two years now. She has a gift for connecting with kids of all ages, particularly middle and high schoolers. Her two sons, Aiden and D’Oneil, attend A Better World as well! Valene has been a driving force in our virtual summer camp and is a...