Dr. Shanelle Reid Benson @ACCESSACandC
How an Educator Became an Entrepreneur and Remained an Educator
Dr. Shanelle R. Reid Benson is the Founder and Owner of ACCESS Academic Coaching and Consulting. Dr. Reid earned a B.A. in Sociology from California State University, San Bernardino. She also completed her M.A. and Teaching Certification at California State University, San Bernardino. She earned her Doctorate from the University of La Verne, in Laverne, California. Her doctoral work focused on the historical roles of African American Educators as counselors, disciplinarians, advocates, role models, and surrogate parents; and how these roles significantly contributed to student empowerment and success. Dr. Reid is certified to teach in the states of California and New York and she has over 15 years of special and regular education coordinating, supervising, mentoring, and teaching experience at the Pre K, K-12, and graduate levels in the public, private, reformatory, and non-profit settings: in urban, suburban, and rural communities.