Author Archives: Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson

About Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson

Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson is the Executive Director of ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc. Through his Northern Virginia-based nonprofit corporation, he strives to help economically disadvantaged individuals increase their capacity to become great nurturers, great learners, great workers and great leaders. Jeffery is also a Nonprofit Strategist | Book Author | Motivational Speaker with Culturally Coded Content, a for-profit creative writing and strategic planning firm. He is the author of Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet (fiction) and Real Men Raise CHAMPIONS: Unleashing Your Inner COACH (nonfiction). In July 2015, Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet was named one of three finalists for a Phillis Wheatley Book Award (in the First Fiction category). The Phillis Wheatley Book Awards are held annually in conjunction with the Harlem Book Fair in New York City. A certified parent educator through Active Parenting Publishers, Inc., Jeffery is committed to showing all parents how to positively influence their children’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. He earned his Master’s of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee, and has worked with professionals in both the public and private sectors for over 20 years to improve outcomes for low-income children and their families. Jeffery is available to speak about his insights and experiences as an author, child and family advocate, philanthropist, and former TRIO Upward Bound and YMCA director. He also offers fee-based services for individual and corporate clients and facilitates fee-based workshops for parents who understand the importance of honing their skills and learning from other people’s experiences.

How to Know When You’ve Found Your Purpose in Life | SuperSoul Sunday | Oprah Winfrey Network

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UNDEFEATED: Usain Bolt and His Legacy of Achievement

Last Saturday, I learned through Facebook that Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt came in third in the 100-meter dash at the International Amateur Athletic Federation’s World Track & Field Championships in London.  After reading this news, I immediately clicked over to … Continue reading

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Structuring Homework Time | Active Parenting Publishers, Inc.

Here’s a short Active Parenting 4th Edition video for parents of children ages 5-12 on structuring homework time. Learn more about ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc.’s (FREE) On-Demand Service Options by clicking here.

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The One World Program | One World Education

Here’s a short video about the One World Education model.  The organization is based in the Washington, DC/Metro area, and its designed curriculum helps students improve their writing and critical thinking skills.

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Dr. King’s Poor People’s Campaign | Individual Thought

ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc. serves the poor because Dr. King’s Poor People’s Campaign has yet to be finished.  Our system for moving people from better to great is proven.  Watch this insightful video then support our efforts … Continue reading

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How Does Giving to Charity Help Taxes?

Here’s some helpful information about giving to qualified charities, courtesy of Time magazine. ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc. is a qualified charity, so please consider supporting our efforts with a tax-deductible donation by clicking here.

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The Most Inspiring Robin Williams Speech – Make Your Life Spectacular | Goalcast

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To Lower Dropout Rates, Finding Potential Where Support Systems Are Lacking | PBS NewsHour

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