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Alita Taylor has been working with children for over 25 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Social Work. She is currently working toward a master's degree in the same field of studies. She has worked with children in the public school; foster care system, and mental health settings. 

 

She has served and supported her community with integrity, empathy, and compassion. It has always been her mission to bring families together and provide support to children in need of balance and guidance. To bring a level of happiness, encouragement, and direction has always been a part of her mission in life. This is her way of providing care to children and families in her community. 

She has a passion for education and enjoys help students achieve college success. Over the years she has guided high school students by helping them find their way into college and give them directions on how to apply for school and help them with getting financial aid. 

 

One of the challenges in minority communities is how to improve the quality of learning and teaching. Cognitive skills, basic competencies, and life skills, as well as positive values and attitudes, are all essential for development at the individual, community in poverty-stricken areas. This is the area that she has brought insight while working with students seeking to overcome life circumstances.

 

She has been married for 30 years. She is the mother of seven children, 5 of which were adopted through the foster care system. She believes that the greatest joys and sorrows are built from the close relationships within her family.

 

"It is my mission to love my family and friends and provide support when needed, bring a level of happiness, encouragement, and direction whenever I can. This is my way of providing care to my loved ones’ friends and community.