Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Education: Sociology, State University of New York at New Paltz
Shedika Williams and was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Blue Engine caught her attention when she realized how much of the mission statement aligned with her own. Studying Sociology for four years made her realize the lack of effort most institutions dedicate to their students. In contrast, hearing how BETAs work with small groups of students to improve the students’ experience in the classroom is an asset Shedika finds very important. Since children spend most of their days in the classroom, Shedika feels it’s important that as a society we realize that each student is different and learn to cater to their needs, pay attention to their learning skills, and develop reciprocating relationships. She is excited about the school year ahead and looking forward to meeting students, building positive relationships, and being a young adult they can look up to and come to for advice.