Chemay Morales-James
Equity & Education Consultant

Chemay Morales-James, is a social liberation eduvist (education activist) and CEO of My Reflection Matters, LLC. Chemay is also co-founder of Decolonizing Education Publishing and co-author of the children’s book, The ABCs of the Black Panther Party.  In addition to serving on QUEST’s executive board, she also co-chairs Waterbury Bridge to Success’s Equity Matters think tank, serves on the Commissioner’s Round Table for Family Engagement, and leads My Reflection Matters in CT Home Education--a local network of families un/homeschooling Black and Brown children in our state.

Phone: 203-754-0040
Location: Waterbury, CT
Degrees: B.S. in Special Education, Ed.M. in Supervision of Special Education Programs
Experience: 8 years of Experience
Hobby: Traveling, Designing, Decorating, Hiking, and catching up on Netlfix.
Working Days: Monday, Friday

Chemay Morales-James, is a social liberation eduvist (education activist) and CEO of My Reflection Matters, LLC. After teaching in Waterbury public schools, she spent a decade working as an equity coach for NYU’s Metropolitan Center for Equity and the Transformation of Schools, lead by Dr. Pedro Noguera. After NYU, she left to create My Reflection Matters (MRM)–an online resource hub for educators and parents searching for educational products and services that affirm Black and Brown brilliance.  Through MRM, she facilitates workshops for educators and parents looking for ways to support children of color in developing healthy racial and ethnic identities and is a product creator for organizations or individuals seeking culturally relevant or socially conscious educational materials.

Chemay is co-founder of Decolonizing Education Publishing and co-author of the children’s book, The ABCs of the Black Panther Party.  In addition to serving on QUEST’s executive board, she also co-chairs Waterbury Bridge to Success’s Equity Matters think tank, serves on the Commissioner’s Round Table for Family Engagement, and leads My Reflection Matters in CT Home Education–a local network of families un/homeschooling Black and Brown children in our state.

Chemay has a B.S. in Special Education and received an Ed.M. in Supervision of Special Education Programs from Teachers College, Columbia University.

When Chemay is not working on creating liberatory spaces for her community, she enjoys hanging out with her family, traveling, designing, decorating, hiking, and catching up on Netlfix. Learn more about Chemay and MRM at myreflectionmatters.org.

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