Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa is the 2014 Florida Teacher of the Year, and a Top-4 Finalist for National Teacher of the Year. Dorina is a nationally recognized ELL teacher for over 23 years, she is also known as The Lab Coat Teacher and affectionately “Miss Dorito” by her students.
Dorina is an expert in building solid relationships that result in successful learning experiences for students and teachers, Ms. Sackman-Ebuwa strongly believes that culturally relevant teaching, connecting content to the community, and Transformative Emotional Intelligence (TEI) make up the true learning experience. From innovative, personalized professional development filled with successful and differentiated strategies to authentic “real talk” about teachers leading, Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa encourages all educators to B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! – Be the Educators who Lead to Inspire and Empower Via Empathy!®