Dr. Feyi Obamehinti has over 20 years of experience in the educational field. Her career began as a homeschool mom, later as an elementary, middle school, and high school math and science teacher in inner city public schools where she excelled in working with underprivileged students. Her passion for student achievement expanded to empowering and equipping educators at all stages of their practice. As a result of her impact, Feyi was nominated for the 2007 Teacher of the Year Award in Irving ISD and DFW Teacher of the Year at Texas Virtual Academy.
A dynamic international trainer and speaker, Feyi utilizes her expertise in providing leadership and promoting best practices in teaching and learning. Due to her excellent track record in the educational field, in 2010, Dr. Feyi Obamehinti was appointed to the Texas Education Agency State Review for English Language Proficiency Standards to review the Teacher Edition for Proclamation 2010. In 2013, she was appointed to the review panel for the Texas 2013 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
Furthermore, Dr. Feyi Obamehinti is a 2011 Barbara Bush Fellowship Award recipient, a research award that promotes literacy among disadvantaged populations. In 2016, she was named to the National Small Business Association Leadership Council- a nonpartisan small business advocacy organization that works with policymakers in Washington, D.C. In 2017 she was appointed to a four-year term on the Texas Advisory Council for the U.S. Commission of Civil Rights-a bipartisan agency charged with advising the President and Congress on civil rights matters.
A regular consultant for state and federal agencies in areas of grant reviews and program evaluations, Dr. Feyi Obamehinti is highly sought after for strategic partnerships at the local, state and national levels. Currently, she is the managing director of Ravir LLC- an educational consulting and technical firm that specializes in professional training, coaching and mentoring services. She is the author of The Cooperative Teacher Handbook, Incorporating Science Apps in Grades 6-12, and The Values of Immigrant Students on Citizenship as a Trait of Character Education. She is the co-author of The Minority Homeschooler’s Guide and Texas Refugee Student Framework.
Feyi obtained a B.S. in Microbiology from University of Texas at Arlington, a M.S. in Education from Peru State College and a doctorate in education from Texas A&M University at College Station.
Teaching and learning is both an art and a science. As an art, teachers bring their states of mind into the classroom that invariably has an impact on their students and the quality of instruction. As a science, there are proven research methods that when utilized in the classroom has shown to be effective in […]