Nita is an Elementary Instructional Coach who lives just outside Atlanta, GA. Nita is originally from Woodbridge, Virginia. She taught for 13 years before becoming an Elementary School Instructional Coach. Nita has been an Instructional Coach for 5 years. . She obtained her Master’s Degree in Elementary Education in 2002 from the University of South Carolina. She also received her Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership in 2013 from the University of Virginia. In the 18 years she has been in education, she truly believes that in all aspects of the field, relationships must always come first.
Nita began Love. Teach. Bless. on Instagram in 2015 as a fun hobby highlighting the fun things that she did with her first grade class. From there, Love. Teach. Bless. has grown to be a true consulting business where Nita presents, coaches teachers, and collaborates with a variety of educational companies. If you follow Nita, you will see that her passion is diverse books with people and themes that allow people to see the beauty, hear stories, and learn from other races and cultures of our world. She also believes in holding inclusive spaces that believe in equity for all.
Nita is married to Michael Creekmore, Jr. and has four children, three daughters and a son ages 8,14, 16, and 18. In her free time, she loves practicing yoga, spending time with her family and friends, attending her kids extracurricular activities, and relaxing with a good book. Nita believes in maintaining a healthy work/life balance and the importance of self-care.
Title: One Step at a Time: Building Authentic Relationships with Teachers
Relationships are the foundation of our coaching work. Without the power of relationships, it is almost impossible to move forward in our work. Nita Creekmore will be discussing the importance of coaching relationships, ways to cultivate relationships with teachers and also actions to take to restore relationships that have been harmed. She will also discuss the importance of the relationship with yourself. This session will be interactive and will allow time for reflection and actionable steps to take and implement right away! Get ready to virtually connect with Nita in an authentic and fun way.