The intent, and our ultimate goal, at of Mr. E in the D is to educationally inspire our audience in a way that fosters a life long love for learning
- Mr. E
Mr. E. is an educator, musical producer/artist, content producer & Actor. In every part of his profession he utilizes the arts to be an electric conductor of change!
In his role outside of his children’s music & web series, through Mr E in the D which is an Emmy award winning children’s show “The Mr E show.” He is the Dean of Culture at University Preparatory Academy-Ellen Thompson. He is in charge of creating & monitoring in school programming that supports an exciting environment conducive to learning. He is intentional at having a restorative approach to behavior instead of a classic "discipline" model.
When Mr.E observed a large number of students struggling to both learn & retain knowledge of multiplication facts, he developed & released, “Math Mixtape: Volume I”, which is a compilation of songs that teach children multiplication facts to relatable and catchy instrumentals. Youth as young as 3 have learned to count in multiples as a result of this innovative project. He has recently released “Brain Break” songs to assist in bringing balance to those who learn virtually & also a Sight Word mixtape to help engage early learners in the area of reading! In addition to musical releases, he’s partnered with the City of Detroit to produce a children’s program entitled “The Mr. E Show!” This dream started in the 80's watching vintage PBS. The sights and sound were always so magically mesmerizing to him! He has always wanted to produce a show that mixes Detroit's flavor with retro PBS! The 1st episode was nominated for a regional Emmy. The 2nd & 3rd episodes were Emmy nominated and we took home the gold, winning the Emmy & this was all accomplished on a zero dollar budget! Mr. E has worked with youth & families for over 20 years in various capacities.He’s done extensive work with the Boys & Girls Choir of Detroit, the YMCA ,"Off The Streets,"which was a local teen homeless shelter & have volunteered with Incarcerated Youth Ministries, where he mentored young men who were locked up. Mr. E has also done a Tedx Talk about reimagining what education can look and SOUND like & recently recognized by the Detroit historical museum for his innovative take on edutainment! All of the things that he does connect together for a greater purpose. To Empower youth and families in his community through various capacities of the arts & dismantle negative stereotypes while doing so!
His wife is a Passionate Educational Transformer, she is a Principal for DPSCD. They have four artistic and energetic children who also love to actively learn and assist him in content creation and production for his youtube web series!
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