Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa


Florida Teacher of the Year
Top-4 Finalist, National Teacher of the Year
Nationally Recognized EL Teacher for 25 years

“You are, by far, the best presenter I have EVER heard!”
~Melissa Haley, Iowa Culture & Language Conference Attendee

Everything you see here can be done virtually!

Whether you need a high-energy motivational keynote speaker, innovative and interactive breakout session facilitator (or both!) or someone to roll up their sleeves and work shoulder-to-shoulder with your teachers, Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa’s energy and expertise is a true force of nature.

Her passion and experience, combined with her humor and vulnerability, make her the kind of authentic speaker you bring back over and over again.

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“Our teachers asked me to bring you back!”
~Jacob Francom, Superintendent, Troy Public Schools

Dorina is on a mission
to reach “50 Before 50!”

Before she turns 50, Dorina is determined to inspire, motivate, empower, and celebrate students and educators in all 50 states. If you live in one of the states she hasn’t been to yet (listed below), she’ll do whatever it takes to make it happen.


New Hampshire
North Carolina
Rhode Island
South Carolina

West Virginia

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Absolute BEST afternoon talking teacher leader shop with the GREAT @gcouros ! Not only should you follow him, this mentor and beyond successful principal with real talk transforms schools. Grateful for his time...and book...and dogs.

On #InternationalWomensDay2023 look at all these EMPOWERED WOMEN empowering each other at the @The_SCAMLE Conference! From the Philippines to Jamaica to Canada to South Carolina (& Florida by way of New York!) WOMEN make up most of PUBLIC EDUCATION & we B.E.L.I.E.V.E.! #SCAMLE23

SC Association for Middle Level Education@The_SCAMLE

We are so thankful for an incredible keynote presentation by @Dorina_BELIEVE this morning on the importance of leading to inspire, motivate, empower, and elevate! #SCAMLE23 4

When ur flight is delayed so u jump into action & do a 2hr PD on Emotional Intelligence (that u model bc of the sitch!) with fabulous @OCPS_MSD teachers ALL while in ur favorite @ATLairport @Delta SkyCLub ConcourseD(27).On this #InternationalWomensDay2023 I feel like a BOSS! 💪

Cris Camacho@CrisCamacho05

Thank you @Dorina_BELIEVE for spending time with @OCPS_MSD teachers! We loved learning and engaging in deep conversations about how to best support our ELLs. 3

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