Why Are You A Teacher?

Teaching is the one profession that impacts every other profession in this world. But what happens when the teacher isn’t impacted? In most cases, this results in teachers and educators being stressed out, tested out, worked out, stretched out, and burnt out… right? Well I’m stoked to announce the official launch of Educate to Elevate…

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Teachers…YOU Make a Difference

National Reports have shown Teaching has far higher annual turnover rate than many higher-status occupations—e.g., lawyers, engineers, architects, professors, and pharmacists; High-poverty, high-minority, and urban public schools have the highest rates of teachers both moving between schools and leaving teaching—and the majority of those who leave report they do so because of dissatisfaction with their…

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A 15 Minute Morning Habit for Successful Students

You know what makes highly successful students achieve better grades, have happier and more productive days? They know that their first few minutes in the morning can set the course of their school day. Successful people know their personal priorities are worth more than other people’s priorities. Upon waking up, significantly successful people don’t immediately…

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Right or Wrong College Major? Is it Time to Change [Video]

Right or Wrong College Major? 5 Signs its Time to Change from Kantis Simmons on Vimeo.  (if you can’t see above video) Ever considered that your current academic performance is linked to your current college major? Ever considered that your current major will not lead you to a career that you are passionate about? Ever…

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Interview with Justin Driscoll – How to Land that Dream Career After College

In this business of professional speaking, I get the “perks” of meeting some awesome people. I meet some of the best students, teachers, administrators and other professionals who have similar passion as mine. A few years back, I met a guy name Justin Driscoll who is  the expert on deciding on a career and locating a career after college. Justin…

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The Oprah Show Interviews Kantis Simmons

”There I am, waiting behind stage in my dressing room for the producers of the Oprah Show to call me on stage. As I nervously wait, I reflect on what got me to this point in life. The point where Oprah desires to interview me, Kantis Simmons, an Academic Success Coach, Speaker & Author.”

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