Born of Jamaican decent, Nadine migrated to the United States as a young child where she resided in Miami, Florida. At the age of 18, she joined the United States Air Force, served 10 years of active duty and completed an additional ten years as an Air Force reservist. During her tenure with the Air Force, she worked in Medical Logistics while earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Management. She later moved on to earn a Master’s in Business Administration. In 2013, she completed a degree with Walden University as an Education Specialist (Ed.S) in Administrator Leadership and Teaching. Currently, she lives and works in Hillsborough County Public Schools, as an Instructional Mentor. This position is a vital part of the school district sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Her impact is noticeable in these areas. She diligently mentor new teachers, observe and encourage them to deliver the most effective instruction which will ultimately promote successful learning for all students. After ten years of classroom experience, five years as a Peer Evaluator and three years current as an Instructional Mentor, she has a few more years before she retires from her second career. She is a proud mother of two handsome sons, Juwuan and Javon. They are both progressing nicely as college students (Stetson University and Florida Institute of Technology, respectively). She is an active member of the First Baptist Church of Progress Village where she serves in the Education Ministry. She is also a proud member of the Five and Two Solutions Group. Being a member of this group gives her an opportunity to serve in the community outside of her immediate area and to promote the growth of young minds by keeping them informed of their history and rights.