About Dr. Blackwood

Bio

Dr. Alecia Blackwood is a passionate master teacher with over 20 years of experience as an Educator in the public school system and homeschooling arena. She is an International Speaker who has shared her expertise with teachers at the University of Central Florida, the University of Botswana, the University of Namibia, and the University of Johannesburg through lectures and workshops.

Dr. Blackwood is also an African-Centered curriculum and instructional specialist. She has worked with private schools, public schools, and homeschool families in the US, Africa, and the Caribbean, helping to infuse culturally relevant material into their curricula. She is one of the country’s leading experts on Ubuntu pedagogy, which is a humanistic approach to actively engaging students in the teaching and learning process.

Dr. Blackwood also works passionately in the community attached to her home in Orlando Florida as the Executive Director of Afrikan Kulcha School, Inc. Afrikan Kulcha School is a non-profit organization that provides cultural education for students in the community. The school also has a rite of passage called the Sankofa Youth Initiative program that takes students to study abroad in Ethiopia and Ghana.

Currently, she is the Instructional Coach at a Chartered school and an Adjunct Professor at a local College. She is finally a mother of four(4) beautiful children that were homeschooled at different stages of their development.

To book Dr. Blackwood for your 

  • Upcoming  Seminar
  •  Conference Presentation
  • Education Consulting 
  • Virtual Event Coordinator
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Curriculum Development
  • African Centered  Education
  • Online Teaching
  • Homeschooling

 Email ablackwood@drablackwood.com or call 321-328-5164

I had the honor of being a presenter at the SOUTH African Institute on High Ability and Talent Development

Consultation and Presentations

  • Mocha Moms Of Orlando
  • Liberated Minds Institute 
  • deCamp Outdoors
  • University of Johannesburg
  • University of Namibia
  • University of Botswana
  • HABESHA.org
  • Sankofa Youth Initiative 
  • Code in the Schools Parramore Kidz Zone- Baby institute
  • St Andrew Catholic School
  • Globuntu Books
  • Bridge the Gap Coalition
  • Melanin Moms Tallahassee  
  • Collard Green Festival
  • Homeschooling Families

and more

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