April L. Terrell is the founder of Academic Solutions LLC residing in Iselin, NJ. Academic Solutions is an educational consulting firm dedicated to supporting teachers, schools, and school districts with professional development tailored to their specific needs for student achievement.
Terrell spent ten years’ in Baltimore City Public School System as an early childhood educator and administrator. As an administrator, Terrell was an instructional leader of an early learning center; coached teachers and created professional development for literacy and mathematics in all content areas with a focus on common core state standards, high yield instructional strategies, and pedagogy. Moreover, Terrell spearheaded the construction of homegrown pre-kindergarten and kindergarten literacy and mathematics curriculum for the school district.
Terrell is currently a national trainer for the I Can Problem Solve interpersonal cognitive development program. She is dedicated to creating awareness around the importance of social emotional learning in the school setting and providing educators with resources for embedding these concepts into the academic curriculum.
Terrell is a graduate of the University of Maryland at College Park, and Johns Hopkins University. Additionally, Terrell maintains teaching certifications in early childhood, elementary education, and special education.