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Mr. Alfonzo Porter

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Mr. Alfonzo Porter is President and CEO of Porter Education & Communications, Inc. (PE&C). Since 1999, PE&C has been a national education management and development company specializing in a full portfolio of services to students, families, government agencies, and school systems. Over the tenure of his business, he has launched a coordinated effort to explore the issues surrounding the under achievement of minority students nationally. His “Erasing the Achievement Gap” Conference Series gathered some the most prolific educators from around the country to explore the root causes and develop research and evidenced based strategies to confront the achievement gap that exists between minority children and their white and Asian counterparts. PE&C, also provides intensive academic remediation for some the poorest children in some the nations most challenging public school systems. The Porter Home Based Tutoring Program has been effective in helping students achieve academic success in school systems around the country. Currently, his program has been operational in cities such as Atlanta , GA, Baltimore, MD, Washington DC, Indianapolis, IN, Houston, TX, Newark, NJ, Dayton, OH, Alexandria, VA, Tulsa, OK and many others. Mr. Porter has been named Small Business of the Year by the Chamber of Commerce, One of the Fastest Growing Firms by Inc. Magazine. He received a National Leadership Award from the Business Advisory Council. Additionally, Mr. Porter has been honored as Businessman of the Year by the NRCC. He is listed in Who’s Who among Executives and Professionals. He received the Network Journal’s 40 leaders under 40 Award, as well as the Wynnwood Image Award. He was twice honored as one of 50 Influential Minorities in Business by the Minority Enterprise Executive Council. He is a member of the Education Industry Association, The Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and The National Black MBA Association.