Learn More About Alexis Shepard
Alexis Shepard is a 9th year educator in Upstate, South Carolina with both middle level and elementary experience. After multiple encounters with burn-out, a desire to take steps towards self-care led to the creation of her brand, The AfroEducator. Originally intended to facilitate connections with like-minded educators, a passion was ignited in Alexis to empower teachers towards wellness. In her work, Alexis seeks to create pervasive perceptions of wellness that will improve teacher outlook and sustainability. As The AfroEducator, Alexis champions teacher self-care through education, reflection, and dialogue. She believes that by sharing her stories, she can inspire and empower teachers to take control of their own narratives.