Yolanda Ferrin

Yolanda Ferrin

Elementary Instructional Coach

 Ms. Ferrin is a graduate of Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL where she obtabined her Bachelor's degree in Paralegal studies with a minor in Political Science.  Prior to working in the educational field I worked in the legal field for 20 years as a licensed paralegal with the American Bar Association.   Ms. Ferrin works with K, 3rd, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade populations.

In her own words, "I am motivated to work with students each day because I find it rewarding to help them realize their self worth and how they can strive to be productive citizens within our society. I enjoy working with students at 21st Century in helping them to take ownership in their educational paths.  I am most happy when students show academic growth."

Ms. Ferrin has been licensed with the Department Of Children and Family Services since 2002, mentoring  Trauma Exposed Children. 

I also enjoy working each summer with Summer Advantage USA,  a Learn and Earn Program,  a summer youth development program sponsored by Earl Martin Phalen a social entrepreneur and a educational reformer  joined with The Chicago Housing Authority. 

I find that working with children is most fulfilling and rewarding. I enjoy spending time mentoring children with special needs. 


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