Ms. Alecia Blackwood is an African-centered curriculum specialist and Instructional Coach in Orlando, FL. Alecia Blackwood is a passionate master teacher. She has been teaching in Urban Elementary Schools for over 17 years. Mrs. Blackwood is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Central Florida. She holds a Masters in Teacher Leadership with a specialization in Urban Education from the University of Central Florida, and a Bachelors of Psychology from the City University of New York. Ms. Blackwood is the founding director of Afrikan Kulcha School.