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Edwin Lou Jarvis

EDEquity, Inc.

Equity is not a Strategy! It is a Mind-set!
Dissatisfied by the un-changing narrowing of the racial achievement gap has
been the driving force for Dr. Edwin Lou Javius. Advocating for students and
school equity are two of the many talents of Edwin Lou Javius. Dr. Javius has
established a reputation of inspiring educators to incorporate Educational
Equity in enhancing school transformation. The work of Dr. Javius has prompted
educators to change the dialogue from achievement gap to closing the
“Opportunity Gap.” To see samples of how motivates and educates audiences
across the country; http://www.edequity.com/edequity-tv.php

As the Founder/President/CEO of EDEquity Inc., an educational consultant firm, he
has led his company to be one of the most sought-after educational consultant
firms in the country. The company’s Key Principles of Equity framework has been
nationally recognized as the foundation for implementing Equity in Common Core
Standards. Dr. Javius has authored several articles on the topics of closing
the achievement gap and race Culturally Conscious leadership.  The company’s Courageous Equity Leadership Toolkit™ has supported educators nationally and
internationally in enhancing leadership and teacher efficacy.

Dr.Javius has garnered several awards such as California’s first statewide School
Administrator Valuing Diversity Award recipients (ACSA), NAACP’s Silicon
Valley’s Educator of the Year Award and Association of African American
Educators Professional Development Statewide Leadership Recognition. 

A graduate of University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Javius holds a masters in
Urban Leadership from Fresno Pacific University and a Doctorate in Urban School
Leadership from the University of Southern California. 


Presented as Featured Speaker at:

  • Association of Curriculum Supervision and
    Development,  Teaching Excellence
    Conference 13’

  • North Carolina Department of Education
    Featured Speaker 13’

  • Association of African American
    Educators, San Diego 13’

  • Association of California School
    Administrators Leadership Summit 12’

  • Association of California School
    Administrators New and Aspiring Principals 12’

  • National Council of Staff Development 12’