Enrichment 4 Happiness & Harmony is a non-profit organization helping to shape the educational experience for students & parents
How we work?
At Enrichment 4 Happiness & Harmony Inc, the dynamic volunteer staff is comprised of a culturally diverse leadership team from multiple career fields and educational backgrounds. The team is very passionate about addressing social issues that have a negative effect on society by dedicating their time and energy to be part of the solution. We affect change by bringing together solutions, expertise, funding sources and collaborative partnerships.
Technology & Innovation
To make a lasting impact, we know that we must actively engage and include the homeschool community in decision making about what is desired. We are continually assessing needs in a forever evolving and changing climate.
We are working to build relationships with different organization to give homeschoolers and public schooled students access to newest technology. We want to provide parents, and students with programs and services to improve learning and decision-making.
Partnering with Local Communities
Partnering with other organizations that bring about change is crucial. Collaboration allow us to pool our resources, expertise, and networks, amplifying our collective impact. By joining forces, we can tackle larger and more complex issues, increasing our chances of success. By working together, we can raise awareness, mobilize support, and create a united front for change. Through shared knowledge and resources, we can build long-lasting solutions that have a lasting impact on the communities we serve.
In today's fast-paced world, homeschooling has become an increasingly popular choice for families seeking alternative education options. However, one of the challenges that homeschool families often face is accessing information about available resources. Sharing information about these resources is crucial as it enables homeschool families to make informed decisions and provide their children with a well-rounded education. Disseminating information about resources can greatly enhance the homeschooling experience and allow families to tap into a wide range of tools and opportunities that can supplement their curriculum and cater to their children's individual needs. By actively sharing information, the homeschool community can create a supportive network where families can learn from each other and thrive in their educational journey.
Meet The Board
Nikki believes all children should be afforded the same opportunities for education which improves the community as a whole, now and for generations to come. Prior to founding E4HH she discovered her passion for educating when she was hired as a Customer Service Representative at Cablevision. During her tenure there, she climbed the ladder to Corporate Instructor where she oversaw 47 remote locations and a regional call center and received several awards. Nikki has facilitated and developed workshops for all levels of employees, from entry level to VP's
After Cablevision Nikki served the community as a Police Officer at Rutgers University where she sat on a panel to improve community policing. She retired from the workforce to relocate and dedicate herself to her family, homeschooling and holistic studies.
Nikki graduated cume laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Pychology and minor Early Education. Currently Nikki is furthering her education by working towards a Master degree in Educational Psychology. In addition she holds professional certifications in coaching, training & development, instructional design & facilitation.
Nikki’s extensive background in leadership, training and development has prepared her to assist homeschool families in achieving their educational goals. She is constantly looking for ways to improve the educational experience for homeschoolers, whether by developing new programs or by improving existing ones. With her support, homeschoolers in Georgia can look forward to a brighter future.
Vice President of Operations
Elena believes collaborative work is a fundamental key to the enrichment of the community. As the Co-founder of E4HH, a mother, educator and advocate, she generates meaningful encounters and significant educational opportunities between students, parents, educators, local entities and specialist. Elena is passionate about homeschooling, conscious parenting, holistic living, bilingualism, education and children literature.
Elena holds an Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Theater with a concentration in Education. Elena has successfully developed and implemented several bilingual programs for children. She is currently in the process of writing her first bi-lingual children's book.
Elena has developed her strengths with over 20 years of experience in serving the community as an educator in the United States and Colombia. Her passion and extensive background in education and development has prepared her to make a significant impact within the homeschool community.
Barry is an active homeschool educator and LP District Manager who graduated from John Jay University with a Bachelors in Security Management and holds numerous certifications.
Barry advocates holistic practices, mentorship, physical fitness, and overall wellbeing. Barry's dedication to serving the community was acknowledged in 2022 when he received a Humanitarian Award from the City of South Fulton.
He strongly believes in supporting and employing veterans, and he is passionately committed to constructing resilient communities for future generations. Barry considers it a great honor to have the opportunity to serve others during his lifetime.
Social Media Specialist/Board Secretary
Julian, a college student at Clayton State University, is not only serving our country in the airforce reserve but also takes on the responsibility of managing the administrative functions of the board. With his understanding of the unique challenges homeschoolers face, he is driven by a passion for photography and track.
Julian is dedicated to providing homeschoolers with the necessary resources and support to ensure their success. His commitment to education and his unwavering dedication to helping others make him an invaluable member of the board.
Meet Our Staff
Charlene is a dedicated individual who wears multiple hats in her life. During the day, she takes on the role of a homeschooling mother and caregiver, providing a nurturing and safe environment for the children she looks after. Her experience and patience make her a trusted companion for both the kids and their parents.
In the evenings and on weekends, Charlene transforms into a loving pastor's wife, supporting her husband's spiritual journey and being a source of strength for their congregation. With her kind-hearted nature, she lends a listening ear, offers guidance, and spreads love and compassion within the community.
She is constantly seeking new ways to inspire curiosity and foster a love for learning for all children. Her diverse roles reflect her passion for helping others and making a positive impact in their lives. Charlene’s dedication and tireless efforts make her an invaluable asset to E4HH.
Community Outreach Director
Shardae is an experienced educator and homeschool advocate who believes that strong families are the foundation to successful communities. With a background in gymnastics and after school education, Shardae has dedicated over 20 years to making the sport accessible to students in underserved communities.
Her creative approach has allowed her to train hundreds of teachers on her instructional methods, earning her respect in the field. Shardae's hard work and dedication were recognized by former Olympian Gabrielle Douglas on the television series "Undercover Boss," and she has also been acknowledged by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) for her support of women and girls in sport.
Nowadays, Shardae enjoys spending time with her family, reading, hiking, traveling, and most importantly, home education.
Dr. Lana Teko
Dr. Lana's is very active in the community. Her musical journey started when she joined the school orchestra as a sixth-grader. Fascinated by the enchanting sounds of the violin, she decided to pick up the instrument and explore its melodic potential. Dr. Lana's early exposure to music in the school orchestra ignited her passion for music, laying the foundation for a remarkable musical career.
Her passion for education and music resonates in her teaching methods, creating a nurturing and inspiring environment for her students to thrive. With her expertise and unwavering support, Doctor Lana empowers her students to reach their full potential and pursue their dreams with confidence
Community Relations Director
Talita is a native of Brazil. Today she serves with the United Nations, whose mission is to maintain international peace and security. Talita plays an integral role in the UN Women Division that promotes gender equality and equality of women.
As Operations Director, Talita is responsible for overseeing operating procedures across E4HH Talita has over a decade of experience with development of financial plans and ensuring operational compliance. She has several certifications and a plethora of knowledge in administrative operations, procurement, ethics, social progress and human rights.
Talita believes education starts at home and is excited to be a part of developing the community.
As Advocacy Director for E4HH, Balinda will advocate for the interest of the youth, which includes analyzing and understanding the needs of the youth and their family unit.
Balinda has a strong background in management through her positions in the telecommunications field, she also brings over 2 decades of leadership & talent development, as well as, operation analyzation experience.
Balinda is a veteran who proudly served in the U.S. Army in Network Switching Operations. She holds a Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Art in Mathematics and Computer Science. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Business Leadership.
Balinda firmly believes that if we expect excellence from our youth we have to provide means for them to learn what excellence is. Balinda looks forward to helping develop the future leaders of our society.
Special Events Director
Nature is Machelle’s first love, knowledge is her drive, cooking is her love language.Nicknamed the "Ginger Shaman", Machelle was born in Montana and raised on an Indian Reservation. Machelle has a Bachelor of Art in Psychology and Behavioral Health Science. She comes from a long ancestral line of healers and looks to nature for guidance and healing.
Machelle has a passion for cooking, Tai Chi and ketogenic meal preparation to help others achieve their health goals through diet. Her daily goals is to learn something new everyday and raise her children to be the best versions of themselves. She looks forward to sharing her knowledge of nature, gardening, and cooking.
As our E4HH Community Outreach Coordinator, Machelle will connect families with available in our community.
Physical Fitness/Athletic Director
Alford is a retired Veteran from the United States Army, a Major, with over 20 years of honorable service. During his military career, he was the recipient of more than a dozen achievement, commendations and distinguished service awards. Alford has an extensive background in human resources, training, development, recruitment, sales and operation management. One of his passions is physical fitness and sports. He has served as a college Head Coach for several years and received several awards for Coach of the year, as well as, national recognition for his team.
Alford graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Regents College. In addition, he holds several professional certifications in Effective Management, Public Speaking, Briefing, Leadership, Administrative Procedures and Problem Solving Analysis. He is passionate about education and believes all children should have access to a physical fitness program that will help to develop self discipline, teamwork and healthy habits. Alford is honored to develop a gym program to support E4HH.
High School Initiatives Director
Jenelle is a wife, mother, and practitioner-turned-educator. She is a strong advocate for educating the whole person. Jenelle received her Bachelors in Computer Information Systems and a Masters in Computer Science. Jenelle's background includes 2 decades of experience as a Practitioner in Industry and as an Adjunct Professor in Academia. She has been having a blast in Home Educating her own children since 2009.
Jenelle is passionate about serving families and the community. She is passionate about exposing underrepresented K-12 youth to enriching education and making education opportunities accessible for all learners.
Community Outreach Director
Suzannah has over a decade of experience in the medical field, education and outreach programs to assist women and children in the community. Suzannah serves as our Community Outreach Director, she is responsible for developing and overseeing programs within our community to assist and connect families in need with resources.
Suzannah was a homeschooled learner through her grade school years and is an experienced homeschool mother of 2. Suzannah graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Clayton State University. In addition, she holds certifications in surgical technology, BLS, ACLS, PALS and OSHA Inspections
Suzannah believes It is our duty to share and help to uplift others in this lifetime and is excited about paving the way for others to join in building a stronger community.
Sonia Jackson is a dedicated former Special Education Teacher who has a deep passion for educating children. Sonia has a B.S. in Psychology, an MBA in Human Resources, and she is currently working on an EDD in Curriculum and Instruction. She truly enjoys all aspects of education and continues her passion by homeschooling 5 of her own 9 children.
Sonia's commitment to connecting resources and opportunities to students and their families is admirable, and she is thrilled to be a part of any team that shares this passion. Her expertise and knowledge make her an excellent asset to any educational community.
Affectionately known by many close to her as “Mrs. Tracy”, Tracy wears many hats in her family and in her community. Born in Fort Benning Georgia and having spent most of her life in Florida, she graduated from Florida A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and minor in Science.
She served over 15 years in the Florida Department of Corrections as an Addictions Counselor, a Transition Specialist, and Chaplain. She developed a curiosity and love for the homeschool community shortly before moving back to Georgia in 2017.
Tracy has always maintained a love for science (especially biology) and music. She demonstrates that love as she homeschools her four young children. Along with being a homeschool Mom, Tracy works alongside her husband as co-owner of Shofar Transportation, LLC. She is also a certified Standardized Tester with BJU Press Homeschool. Tracy strongly believes that any child can learn if given the environment and opportunity to do so in their own way as every child has a unique learning style.
Demond serves E4HH as our IT Director. His passion for technology began with a pilot coding program initiated in grade school. Demond holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Mathematics. He has over 3 decades of experience in management, training, hardware and software development.
Demond is the founder of Arch Industries of Technology LLC. He firmly believes that it takes a village to build a strong community. The growth of technology comes with the responsibility of developing knowledge. That knowledge will be the upward trajectory of the next generation.
As Demond keeps us up to date, he will continue to advocate for the community to have access to the most current technology.
Information Technology Director
Chavon Bell-Williams is a wife, mother, and entrepreneur. She has a strong background in childhood development and is very passionate about the well-being of children. Chavon turned this passion into purpose when she opened her very own child development center. While running the center, she always gave back to the community.
As the CEO and Founder of Under Adria’s Wings Youth Organization, she helps and guides children who are grieving the loss of a parent.
Chavon is passionate about serving the community, she firmly believes that children are a beautiful light to the world and loves to capture candid moments that proves this to be true.
Digital Literacy Director
Suzanna is a homeschooling mom of six, who is committed to “training up her children in the way they should go." She has been married to her husband, Tommy, for the past 12 years. Together, they pastor the Atlanta Dream Center church.
In addition to her role as wife and mom, she has been a magazine writer and editor, specializing in home design content, since graduating with her Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism in 2008. She is also a newbie real estate investor and proponent of affordable housing, having added “landlord” to her list of roles in 2018.
An avid reader since childhood, Suzanna now enjoys sharing her love of the classics with her children. Lucy Maud Montgomery and C.S.Lewis are two of her favorite authors. Fittingly, she does her best to live by this Lewis quote: “Children are not a distraction from more important work. They are the most important work."
Darlene is a recent graduate from Clayton State University, where she graduated with her Bachelors in Business Administration. Darlene was taught the importance of education from a very young age, and how it can open many doors. She is driven by her passion for equality in education and community development.
Darlene believes one of the greatest collective investments we can make as a community, is to invest into the future of children. Darlene hopes to accomplish great things during her internship with E4HH and looks forward to creating a strong bond with everyone she crosses paths with.
Adon, our Donation Specialist, is a remarkable individual with a diverse range of interests and talents. Having been homeschooled and graduating early, he possesses a thirst for knowledge and a love for exploring the world.
Despite working full time at a restaurant, Adon actively hones his entrepreneurship skills, displaying his tireless drive and determination. His independent nature shines through in his ability to efficiently and effectively tackle any task at hand.
Beyond his professional endeavors, his dedication to volunteering is truly commendable, highlighting his compassion and selflessness.