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Vivian Williams Owens is a former chemist who became an award-winning author, publisher and classroom teacher.Beginning in the 1970s, she diligently researched, designed and then implemented educational methods to supplement and enhance what her three children learned in public school. Encouraged by their successes, Ms. Owens founded Eschar Publications in 1988 and published her first award winning book, PARENTING FOR EDUCATION, shortly thereafter. Her other non-fiction works include CREATE A MATH ENVIRONMENT and THE MOUNT DORANS. Owens is also an accomplished fiction writer. Her second award-winning book, NADANDA THE WORDMAKER, received The Writer’s Digest Best Children’s Book Award in 1994.
Ms. Owens’ passion for helping students succeed lies at the heart of her teaching and writing, and that passion inspired her to accept invitations to serve as a featured speaker and seminar host. In addition to serving as a consultant, she conducts workshops and lectures on topics that draw on her vast experience as a successful educator and parent. In light of her experience as an African American and lessons she has learned in teaching children from diverse ethnic, religious, linguistic, socio-economic and national backgrounds, she often provides insights that benefit historically disadvantaged minorities. Click here for her works regarding PARENTING FOR EDUCATION.Ms. Owens is a graduate of Tuskegee University (B.S. Chemistry) and of James Madison University (M.S. Education). She is the mother of two Princeton-educated attorneys and a William & Mary-educated pharmaceutical Client Relations Executive. To lear more about Ms. Owens please click HERE.
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