Angela Engel, author of Seeds of Tomorrow; Solutions for Improving our Children’s Education, has been an advocate for children, families and the advancement of education for more than 15 years. Currently, her work includes empowering teachers, parents, and students in civic engagement and leadership as a facilitator for the Family Leadership Training Institute, and as a trainer and presenter for Motivational Media Assemblies. She is also engaged in the development of state and national education policies.
Previously, she served as project director for the 2008 Children’s Action Agenda, organizing children’s advocacy groups from around the state on a common legislative platform with many of the initiatives being adopted by the Colorado legislature. Engel has taught in public and private schools from elementary to high school age students. She served as a high school instructor and academic director for the “Denver Street Schools,” a privately funded, alternative high school providing “last chance” education to inner-city schools.
She has appeared on radio, television and in print media, and regularly participates in panel discussions about improving our children’s education. She is a powerfully inspiring speaker and activist, and moves all ages to advocate on behalf of children, public education, and a free and just society.