Baker College of Auburn Hills Hosts Educator, Ebony Magazine Award Winner

February 06, 2012

LaToniya (Toni) A. Jones will speak about the benefits of networking on Tuesday, February 7 at 5 p.m., in the all-purpose room at Baker College of Auburn Hills, 1500 University Drive, Auburn Hills. Jones is the recipient of Ebony Magazine’s Women Making a Powerful Difference award and the president of Presenting Options While Educating Rigorously (P.O.W.E.R.) Institute LLC. The event is free and open to everyone in the Oakland County area.

P.O.W.E.R.‘s mission is to embrace, engage and empower at-risk youth (ages 8-14) in metropolitan communities to increase their math competency, confidence and proficiency. As its president, Jones works diligently to develop relationships with community, educational and business partners in order to help youth and families succeed with math.

Jones, a part-time instructor at Baker College of Auburn Hills, has more than 17 years teaching, administrative, consulting and presentation experience. She holds a bachelor’s degree in secondary education from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn., and a master’s degree in educational leadership from Wayne State University.

The February 7 event is presented by Collegiate DECA and SHRM. Collegiate DECA is a student-driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity, and teamwork. It prepares students for careers by integrating skills learned in the classroom into real world experiences. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is the world’s largest association devoted to human resource management. Both organizations are accepting new members at this time.

For more information about Jones’ presentation or either of the two organizations, please contact Carolyn Duggar.

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