About

Nekia Wright

Nekia Wright is an educator, sound healing facilitator, and artist/musician based out of San Francisco, CA. She developed a educational consulting business, Sound: Health, Education, and Life Skills, which provides services to local organizations including the YMCA, Davis Senior Center, Bayview Magic, Holistic Underground, and La Scuola Italian International School. She has over a decade of teaching experience both here in the US and abroad at international schools in Guatemala, Australia, and Panama. Art, music, self-care and community empowerment are her primary tools for healing and combating oppression.

Education

M.A. Special Education
B.A. Communication Studies

Certificates and Training

  • Level 1 Education Specialist Instruction Certificate in Mild/Moderate Disabilities 2017-2022
  • Washington DC Teaching Certificate: Special Education: Non Categorical, K-12, 2009
  • Permaculture Design Certificate
  • CPR and First Aid 2016
  • Seeking Safety Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Addiction
  • Responsive Classroom
  • Positive Behavioral Support
  • Wilson Reading System
  • Read Naturally
  • Woodcock Johnson III
  • Key Math

Nekia W. // Lives of Women

"I was born in the middle of the drug war. When crack came into our community, it was like a bomb went off."

Posted by Lives of Women on Tuesday, May 23, 2017

References

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Project and Curriculum Development Experience

Lead teacher on a project with City Blossoms and The Nature Conservancy and assisted in developing a pilot for a national garden-based education program.