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Marie Carmel Emmanuel

First generation Haitian American, born and raised in New York. Proud mother of four grown professional children and one grandson.

Semi-retired teacher with over 20 years in the field education.  Earned Bachelor’s degree in special education at Nova Southeastern University, Fl and masters English as a Second Language (ESL) from NC State University, NC. Her experience ranges from (k-12 & adult) certified teacher, facilitator, teacher cadet trainer, learning coach, tutor and mentor.

Prides herself as an active member of her community.  Member & volunteer of NAAHP.  Volunteer advocate with Guardian Ad Litem of Guilford County, NC. Serves as precinct vice-chair for North Carolina Democratic Party and member of African American Caucus. Former member of the Haitian American Democratic club of Broward County, FL. Former superintended of Christian education; current Sunday school teacher.

She currently works with a non-profit organization called Operation Xcel; exposing youth to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program.