Dr. Sabreen Mutawally has been an educator for the past 10 years, and a lifelong advocate and proponent for children’s rights and education. Dr. Mutawally holds a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Physical Education from Hampton University, a Master of Science in Adapted Physical Education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, and more recently, has earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Education with an emphasis in Leadership, Policy and Change from Walden University. Dr. Mutawally is currently the Curriculum Facilitator and Testing Coordinator at the Middle College at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (MC A&T), an all-male high school serving 126 young men. Additionally, she is an adjunct professor at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, where she teaches Fitness and Aging and Sports Medicine to undergraduate students. Previously serving as a Health, Physical Education and Leadership instructor at Thomasville High School for 5 years, Dr. Mutawally believes in the power of education and its ability to effect change. Accolades received in her professional educational career include, Teacher of the Year in 2010 and 2013, and District Teacher of the Year runner-up in 2010. She serves on the board of directors for Positive Directions for Youth & Families, Inc. (PDYF), a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) public charity organization provides community members with skills, information, and the proper resources to carry out their family responsibilities and achieve success in every area of life. She has also served professionally in various areas including being a cooperating teacher for a student teacher, new teacher mentor, an assessment prototype reviewer for the North Carolina Department of Instruction, and a test evaluator for the National Evaluation Series (NES).