Creating Culturally Responsive & Trauma-Informed Schools in America

Sophya Williams-Louis is an education consultant focused on implementing school belonging for students and educators.

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We provide school districts with culturally relative and trauma-informed practices to strengthen students, families, and educators' sense of belonging to their respective schools.

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Where justice is denied where poverty is enforced where ignorance prevails and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress rob and degrade them neither persons nor property will be safe

- Frederick Douglass

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Adult Professional Development

We believe in a learner-centered approach to professional development that focuses on the specific needs and goals of adult educators. We collaborate closely with our clients to understand their aspirations, strengths, and areas for improvement. Through this partnership, we develop customized development plans and deliver engaging and practical programs that align with current trends, research, and best practices in education.

Youth Development Workshops

Our workshops are designed to help youth develop their self-awareness, social-emotional skills, and leadership abilities.

1:1 Consulting

I may have taken a different path, but I was destined to become an educator and advocate for student success. Book me for consultation or speaking engagements.

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Youth Development: My Voice, My Responsibility

Do you need a social-emotional curriculum for homeroom or advisory?

Rooted in CASEL’s five social- emotional learning competencies, the My Voice, My Responsibility youth development series creates a safe space to center the school experience of Black & Brown to help them strengthen their social-emotional skills for their own student success.

In addition, we offer gender-specific programming. Please send me an email to learn more about Phenomenal Girls and/or Remarkable Boys.

Professional Development: Transformative Educator

Transformative Educator is a professional development series to provide educators with strategies to support students and families of color that will improve the school’ climate and culture and narrow the achievement and opportunity gap.

Some of our offerings include: Trauma Informed Practices, Family & Engagement, Restorative Practices for Student Discipline, and Sense of Belonging.

Continuing professional development

1:1 Consulting:

Phenomenal Girls, Remarkable Boys

In addition, we offer gender-specific programming.

Please send me an email to learn more about Phenomenal Girls and/or Remarkable Boys.

Client Testimonials

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"Sophya is knowledgeable, helpful, and supportive."

- Ariadne Snyder

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"I would highly recommend Eighteen Solutions to anyone who is looking to strengthen their organization."

- Lillian Pratt

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"helped me to understand my own identity and how to be more inclusive of others."

- Kian Graham