LifeChanger of the Year Nominee Profile

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Lona Foster

Position: Parent Liaison
School: Ralph J. Bunche Middle School
School District: Atlanta Public Schools
City, State: Atlanta , GA

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Lona Foster was nominated by a member of the community, Len Williams. 

Ms. Foster has worked for many years in the educational system. She is the product of a single parent home with seven children, where six of them graduated from college. Because of Ms. Foster’s love for helping others, she went back to school and received another undergraduate degree in psychology. She also holds an MBA in leadership, and is a certified life coach.

Ms. Foster likes family engagement because every day is different, and this is a part of what makes this work for exciting and rewarding for her! She also loves being involved in her community. She participates in several local organizations and mentors teenagers about career and college readiness.

"Ms. Foster is passionate about education. She loves working with parents and assisting them in the lives of their children," said Williams.