As a Memphis native, Jordan has actively been involved in his education and the academic advancement of brown and black scholars in the city of Memphis. Jordan Isaiah is passionate about youth empowerment, equal education access, special education and equitable rights for students with disabilities. His passion and commitment to special education was birthed in the hallways and classrooms he sat in as a SPED student. Jordan serves as Co-creator and Chief Executive Officer of (R.A.I.N.) Redeveloping Academics through Individual Need. A Special Education organization that promotes avenues of success for students who dream, process, and think differently than others.
At the tender age of 16, Jordan was on the front line fighting for equitable education in the halls of the Tennessee State Capital, mental health access for students, reallocation of funding from the Shelby County Sheriff's department, peacefully protesting to change the trajectory of racial discrimination towards people of color and stepped up to the challenge for the #901StayHome campaign for COVID-19. Jordan is featured in a number of media appearances including the Commercial Appeal, Numerous News outlets, Wundher, Bridges, USA and The Shelby County Youth Council and many other speaking engagements. He is committed to academic advancement, professional development, and entrepreneur success as he strengthens his leadership skills while helping to maximize positive opportunities for young people while improving the community.
Jordan Isaiah served as the District 12 Representative on the Shelby County Youth Council. On the Youth Council he serves as the liaison and voice to youth in his district includes the communities of Hickory Hill, Richwood, Southwind, Bennington Place and several unincorporated areas of Southeast Shelby County. Jordan served as the Social Media accounts handler, and on the Logistic and Planning Committee. He feels it is important to assess, evaluate and communicate community needs and resources relative to the protection and promotion of city youth and to evaluate and recommend changes in laws, policies, procedures and practices to improve community conditions and promote wholesome youth development.
For speaking engagements, appearances, press releases or comments contact JIsaiah@RainEducation.org
Tiffany Syreeta is the Co-Creator and Chief Development Officer of (R.A.I.N.) Redeveloping Academics through Individual Needs, Inc. R.A.I.N. is a Special Education Organization Promoting Avenues of Success for Students who Dream, Think, and Process Differently than Others. R.A.I.N. serves scholars who receive special education services throughout Tennessee. In this role, she manages local and state programs that engaged youth on issues of equitable and accessible education, civic engagement, education reform, parental advocacy, and health and well-being. Tiffany is passionate about addressing the educational disadvantages, inequalities, and injustices that affect children, youth, and families with learning disabilities. As Chief Development Officer of (R.A.I.N.) the work Tiffany has done as a Special Education Consultant works hand and hand with our program development for the child, the family and medical community to see what additional assessments are needed to ensure the individual customization of IEP's, IEE's and/or additional resources for child and families.
Tiffany is a parent of children who are "differently-abled" with high functioning learning disabilities. She has been an advocate for promoting quality inclusive and exclusion experiences for them from early intervention to college. She is most passionate about finding resources and tools that make lives more sustainable and advocating for others.
Tiffany currently serves on the University of Memphis-Center for Information Assurance (CfIA) Advisory Board member and Tennessee Shelby County Democratic Grassroots Council District 11 Representative. She has served as a Board of Directors for Memphis Academy of Science & Engineering, an Advisory Committee member for Shelby County Headstart Pre-K program, and consultant for non-denominational ministries in the city of Memphis. Tiffany is a serial-entrepreneur, motivational speaker, and is an actively engaged special education advocate.
For speaking engagements, appearances, press releases or comments contact Tsyreeta@RainEducation.org