Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Speaker for Back to School-Stay in School Rally


Louisville High School Auditorium, Saturday, July 23, 2016
4;00 P.M. - 6;00 P.M.
Free school supplies will be distributed; parents must accompany students
Sponosored by the Winston County NAACP in partnership with Louisville Municipal School District

Speaker for Back to school-Stay in School Rally is Andrae Sims:

Andrae Sims graduated from Louisville High School in 2002 as president of his class for all four years of high school.  He always wanted to be an educator.   He attended the University of MS and received his Bachelors, Masters, and Educational Specialist Degree in education, and is completing his Doctorate of Education at Arkansas State University.  Sims began his career as a 5thand 6th grade language teacher at H.W. Byers Elementary School where he was recognized as district teacher of the year in 2007.  After 4 years in the classroom, he served as an instructional facilitator at H.W. Byers High School before becoming the principal of Galena School located right outside of Holly Springs, MS.  As principal, he helped steer his school to being the highest rated school in the entire district by the Mississippi Department of Education.  Later he served as the Director of Curriculum and Professional Development for the Coahoma County School District where he helped transform a district from low performing to successful.   Andrae Sims is the founder and CEO of ARS Educational Services, an educational consultant company,where he has the opportunity to help thousands of students across the state of Mississippi reach their goals of becoming ready for college and beyond.