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NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Distinguished Alums Open a School for At Risk Youth in Las Vegas

20160120-anderson1-600Drs. DaJuane and Tamara Anderson, graduates of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) opened the Anderson Academy of Mathematics and Science four years ago in Las Vegas. The school, the only licensed low income non-religious black owned school in Nevada, was established to help at risk elementary and middle school students succeed with their education. It relies on the support of private donations, while offering minimal tuition rates. The Anderson Academy of Mathematics and Science focuses on building student self-respect, self-reliance and empowerment through an innovative curriculum.

The husband and wife team started their education career in Detroit over 20 years ago. In addition to Detroit and Las Vegas, they have held educational positions in Charlotte, NC, Florida and Los Angeles, California.

Both earned their Masters (2003) and Doctorate (2006) degrees with the Fischler College of Education and were honored as FCE’s Distinguished Alumni by the NSU Alumni Association in 2008.

For more information on the Anderson Academy of Mathematics and Science please visit: https://www.andersonacademyms.com/