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Imani Akin

American College of Education

United States of America - Indianapolis

My education and leadership experiences and goals include collaborating and demonstrating alternative and innovative methods of teaching and learning that will enhance student retention and teacher readiness and effectiveness in supporting diverse student populations.

Current Affiliations

  • American College of Education

    June 2015-Present

Biography

Dr.Imani Akin, is Lead instructional faculty who teaches, serves as dissertation chair and committee member to support doctoral students in the Ed.D. and Ed.S Specialist program within the department of Leadership. She has taught in higher education for over five years. She supports educators and schools districts nationwide by developing and facilitating professional development workshops as a faculty member for ASCD. Dr. Akin maintains a current teaching license and has served in elementary and high schools of charter, parochial and public schools within urban and suburban school districts, supporting diverse learners as a case manager and department head of special education. Valuing collaboration, she currently, chairs the High Quality Online Teaching and Learning Committee of AACTE. Dr. Akin earned a doctoral degree in Educational Leadership, a M.S. in Special Education, an elementary education teacher license, and a BA in Business Communications and Workforce Systems. In addition to collaboration, research interest include leadership, special education, teacher education, and teaching and learning. Dr. Akin presents her research at national and international conferences and publishes in academic journals.