Jackie DeLaCruz – Master’s in Teaching, is an Education and Training Consultant, Certified Mediator and Peacemaking Circle Keeper. As an educator and advocate she creates training that lifts barriers between people and opens fresh possibilities for connection, collaboration, and understanding. This approach allows participants to communicate in honest and authentic ways establishing trust and building positive relationships. By building trust and relationships community members are more inclined to identify issues and solidify action plans in a more harmonious and beneficial manner. As an Academic Coach and Teacher Mentor, she helps students and teachers achieve their personal best by honoring their lived experiences and treating them in a holistic manner.