Adra Young - Educator, Trainer & Author

author trainer Jul 07, 2018

Adra Young is a compassionate educator, trainer and author who devotes her time working with youth tackling tough topics such as race, anti-bullying, suicide prevention and reducing school suspensions.  Read more about Adra's important work and how she finds clients to share her important work.  

1. Can you tell us where you teach and how long have you been teaching? 

I’m currently certified to teach in the State of Indiana, USA however I'm not teaching full time at the moment.  I have taught youngsters from 1995-2016 for the Detroit Public School System.  I worked at the Detroit Impact Center as a Social Skills provider where I pinpointed the lack of resources available for both middle and high school students so I created a curriculum that addressed the concerns of youngsters facing overwhelming social dynamics.  I'm happy to report that this program was utilized in several Detroit Schools. During that time, I also...

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Brian Cullen - EFL teacher, Writer, Business Owner

Brian Cullen is a multi-talented teacher, writer and trainer living in Japan.  Brian believes that you don’t need to invest a lot of money to get started as a teacherpreneur but just start small and ignore people who tell you that your idea is impossible.

Can you start off by telling us where you teach?

I teach at Nagoya Institute of Technology, an engineering university in Japan.

How long have you been teaching?

I have been teaching about 23 years.

Can you describe a typical teaching day?

My typical day involves teaching my classes, doing preparation (most of my preparation has been done because I write textbooks for my own courses), working on research projects, keeping a light eye on part-time teachers and admin stuff (way too much of that).

What do you do in your spare time to relax?  

I play music, take walks, do tai chi, talk to the cats, brew beer, and read.

You took on the tremendous task of writing a book, developing teaching resource and starting a...

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