Institute for Educational Development

Uniquely Qualified Instructor

Shango Blake is a highly experienced educator, presenter, and pioneer of unique strategies that create and sustain a more vibrant academic atmosphere in struggling schools. Shango saw a profound need to institute changes to improve his own school's environment for learning, and in the process, conceptualized and initiated an innovative project which received national attention including People Magazine and Oprah Winfrey. Shango is a much sought-after national speaker about issues in student motivation and how to help educators learn how to do more for their students by doing less for their students. Join Shango in this unique and inspirational one-day seminar that will leave you motivated and inspired!

What Your Colleagues Say About Your Presenter

“Finding a different way to look at the effect that the pandemic has had on our students was eye opening. Also, the strategies to reach out to students and bring in their culture, likes, and feelings was so inspiring.”

I liked Shango's passion as he spoke about reaching students and motivating them through music, and also his strategies and ideas about helping students succeed.”

“Dr. Blake really inspired me to keep trying and better understand the importance and value of what I bring to my role as an educator.”