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.

Contact Dorina Today To Be Empowered!

“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

Contact Dorina Today To Be Empowered!

“Self-care is a bandaid on a wound that needs stitches.” @Dorina_BELIEVE reminding LI middle school educators about the power of #emotionalintelligence #middlemattersli @NYSMSA @AMLE

Middle school educators getting warmed up and pumped up with @Dorina_BELIEVE at today’s regional @NYSMSA conference! #middlemattersli @AMLE @thejessicatam

How does understanding culture influence empathy? Looking forward to the next ASSETS Podcast with Dr. Lawrence @LawrenceJobi & Dorina Sackman-Ebuwa @Dorina_BELIEVE. "Pobrecita Syndrome" is real & something I have had to reflect on over the years working with ELs. @ELPA21Assess

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