Coaching to Flourish

Coach Training EDU

The world needs coaching now more than ever. Join hosts Coach Training EDU co-founder John Andrew Williams and Master Coach Raj Anderson, along with CTEDU trainers and graduates, as they share their time and talents to inspire, connect, and raise others up with coaching tools to flourish in life, education, business, and wellness. read less

Equity & Access with Bre Pressey
Mar 2 2021
Equity & Access with Bre Pressey
Bre Pressey, CTEDU Certified Academic Coach, is committed to helping low-income students of color get the opportunity to receive a college education. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She currently serves as the Executive Director of The Dr. Doretha Pressey Southern Scholars Initiative, Inc. Southern Scholars is a nonprofit scholarship and college completion program dedicated tocreating access, equity, and success for students of color from low-income communities in the rural South. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bre and her family founded Southern Scholars in 2019 to honor the legacy of her mother, Dr. Doretha Pressey - a passionate and determined educator who committed her life to generously helping those in need. Under Bre’s leadership, Southern Scholars has already awarded more than $60,000 in scholarships to four promising young people, and the organization will be welcoming an additional four Scholars later this spring. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bre has nearly two decades of experience in nonprofit, education, and social impact work. Prior to founding Southern Scholars, she served as Program Coordinator for the Center for African, Black, and Caribbean Studies at Adelphi University, where she conceptualized and managed diversity programming for the promotion and awareness of student leaders of color,⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ LGBTQIA+ students, and other multicultural and religious student groups. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Bre began her career at the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. At the Schomburg, Bre first served as a Public Programs Coordinator and was quickly promoted to Manager of Special Events. ⠀⠀