DR. MCCANTS, THE I WILL ACHIEVE™ AUTHOR IS A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING WRITER
DR. MCCANTS, THE I WILL ACHIEVE™ AUTHOR IS A MULTI-AWARD-WINNING WRITER
The 4-time award-winning author, Dr. LaVern McCants is a scholar that provides data-driven scholarly writing. Her work has been featured in the media throughout the United States, U.K., France, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, and other countries.
Though many of her books are written for youth, parents, teachers, and educational leaders, she also writes books from a variety of other genres deemed as excellent reads including books for women and girls. Dr. McCants is the author of Every Girl Deserves to Live Her Dreams and the book, Wise Girl Talk.
As an author, Dr. McCants was chosen as “Selected Author of 2021” and she also was named “Author of the Month” by another entity. To date, one of her books was awarded as “Best Book of the Year” and by another organization earned the award “Top Choice Book.” Her diligent work has established her as a multi-award-winning author. McCants has also earned numerous awards in the field of education.
Besides being an author of many publications, Dr. McCants was a School Improvement Consultant for numerous years. She has an education reform approach. McCants is also a motivational speaker with a focus on educational change instead of blame. McCants has been quoted saying “Instead of making excuses, it is essential to find solutions.” She speaks very highly of educators and writes on sound findings of the works and findings of educators as a whole. Some of her best academic and scholarly publications to date are her present and upcoming publications, The School That Passed the Test, Proven Strategies to Increase Parental Involvement in K-12 Schools and The Secrets of High-Performing Schools.
McCants’ inception of writing books started in the early 1990s close to the completion of her first master’s. After the completion of her first thesis, her research focus influenced her to dive deeper into widespread educational issues and to do additional research. She returned to school and sought another master’s in education. Her second master’s is in educational leadership. Upon the completion of her second master’s, she gained an unyielding passion to become a School Improvement Consultant. She left the traditional educational field after decades in traditional K-12 settings and became a School Improvement Consultant and decided to continue her education and pursue a doctorate in education.
Dr. McCants' varied experiences and unyielding passion to ensure that students from all walks of life gain unlimited educational opportunities, had a significant influence on her departure from traditional educational environments to becoming a School Improvement Consultant and author. According to Dr. McCants, “As a School Improvement Consultant and author, I can create an environment where there are no walls, no rules, no policies in place, but instead massive space for growth for any educator on any level with a desire to develop his or her craft.
She believes that most teachers and educational leaders possess caring attributes about the advancements for their students, and many consistently make it a practice to provide improvements. McCants’ motto is, “Let’s stop making excuses and find solutions.” Dr. McCants elaborates on this issue and more with some amazing solutions in prior books and in her upcoming book releases for school administrators, teachers, high school, and college students.
As a School Improvement Consultant, McCants offers unique contributions from her vast experiences. In K-12 educational environments, she has served on school improvement committees in both high-performing educational environments and low-performing educational environments. This broadened her understanding of common patterns in low-performing educational environments and consistent patterns of high performance in high-performing environments.
McCants says that she has worked with instrumental and effective educational leaders in both kind of environments. According to Dr. McCants, she has also had extremely outstanding professors during her doctoral and graduate studies and former managers in the field of education that broadened her understanding of the essentials to ensure that any school environment, no matter its present academic performance, can become a high-performing school.
Dr. McCants is extremely humble about her broad understanding and keen knowledge of widespread educational issues. She often gives many accolades to the individuals that molded her in the field of education. Dr. McCants says that "Good leaders learn from great leaders." This woman that has accomplished much, refers to herself as a good leader, and others as great leaders. McCants says that she has been both fortunate and blessed to have had countless opportunities to learn from many exceptional and extremely knowledgeable educational leaders.
To date, Dr. McCants has written numerous books. She has been writing books for decades. She reaches a diverse reading audience. Her work and her passion for aspiring children and adolescents to advance has been appreciated by many. Her valuable experience in the field of education; her educational background; her scholarly research, and her exceptional writings provide effectiveness for youth, parents, teachers, and school administrators in today's society.
Dr. McCants holds a Doctor of Education degree and graduated with the distinction of highest honors, which is awarded when individuals obtain the highest level of achievement in academic endeavors. Her academic achievement included a straight-A student on the doctoral level that led to graduating with a Doctor of Education degree with a 4.0 on a 4.0 grading scale from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. McCants also holds two master's degrees in education. One master's degree is in educational leadership and the other master's degree is in education. She holds a bachelor's degree in a social service area with a double concentration.
Dr. McCants is a member of two honor societies. She is a member of the invitation-only Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, which is the nation's most selective and only all-discipline collegiate honor society. She is also a member of the Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society. Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society is a prestigious honor society that chooses outstanding pre-service and practicing educators to partake in their honor society. Pi Lambda Theta Honor Society seeks to elevate the profession of education by selecting high achievers that elect education as a career. Also, while a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, McCants was nominated by the College of Education to serve on the advisory board for the Office of the Provost, which is one of the highest offices at both large and small universities. The Provost Office at most universities is responsible for the development, implementation, assessment, and improvement of all academic programs and policies.
While in the field of education, McCants has worked on the pre-school, elementary, junior high, and high school levels. She served on numerous school improvement committees in several K-12 school districts and has received school improvement training at a high-performing K-12 school district. Being a life-learner, but no longer pursuing a career in traditional educational settings, McCants currently inspires children and adolescents to follow their passions through her books and on global stages. However, she takes a realistic approach to ensure preparedness for adolescents as they prepare to face the demands of our society.
McCants worked in the field of education in a variety of roles of great importance in both traditional and alternative educational settings and as an Educational Consultant. To add to Dr. McCants' recognition in the field of education, she received nominations for both the Golden Apple Award and Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers.
Dr. McCants’ 100-City Empowerment book tour is scheduled to begin in early 2023. Her tour will likely conclude in 2025. Additional tour information will be published at a later date. For more information about Dr. McCants’ book releases, email New York Worldwide Publishers® at email@example.com. Also, visit www.newyorkworldwidepublishers.com. Follow Dr. McCants on Facebook at Facebook.com/DrLaVernMcCants.
McCants will have several book releases in the upcoming year. Many of her books are highly effective life-changing must-buy and must-read books. Her books can be purchased at Barnes & Noble, Books-A-Million, Amazon, and other booksellers globally.
Read what the media says about this multi-award-winning author
E Magazine, the magazine that features entertainment news and celebrity news says, “Dr. LaVern McCants is the tireless author with a passion for changing the future by providing strong guidance, words of wisdom, and sound research in her books.” -E Magazine
Single Lady Wise Talk: The Rule-Changer was selected by OffCover Magazine as "BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2021." Offcover Magazine, where it's all about celebrities." Dr. McCants is a success and role model doing great work for women, children, and teenagers. -OffCover Magazine
Cosmo Life Magazine
Single Lady Wise Talk: The Rule-Changer was named "TOP CHOICE BOOK" by Editor-in-Chief of Cosmo Life. "Dr. LaVern McCants, a woman that changes the world." - Cosmo Life Magazine
Dr. LaVern McCants has been selected by Splash Magazine Editor-in-Chief as “AUTHOR OF THE MONTH." “Dr. McCants provides effective guidance in her publications.” -Splash Magazine
Grind Success Magazine
"Dr. LaVern McCants is a success and role model for today's youth." -Grind Success Magazine
“LaVern McCants, the talented, brilliant, and fascinating author has established herself as one of the hardest-working professionals with her latest book, Wise Girl Talk.” -StarCentral Magazine.
Aariya Rafi Magazine
"Dr. LaVern McCants is the most legendary author." -Aariya Rafi Magazine
Urbanista Magazine (U.K. Edition)
“Dr. LaVern McCants is a pioneer in female empowerment.” -Urbanista Magazine (U.K. Edition)
Interviste Magazine (Italy Edition)
"Dr. LaVern R. McCants is an all-time superstar."- Interviste Magazine (Italy Edition)
Insider Lyfe Magazine
"Dr. LaVern R. McCants is reshaping the future through school improvement and progressive ideas." -Insider Lyfe Magazine
"Dr. LaVern McCants books send readers in a positive direction. Dr. McCants books are rule-changers. She is one of the limited number of writers who are injecting the positivity and light among young readers and help them avoid any critical situation." -Heyyo Magazine
Just Fame Magazine
"Dr. LaVern McCants is truly an inspiration for many people! In the current era, her books are highly recommended and a must-read for all age groups. She is a major motivating force for youngsters." -Just Fame Magazine
"Some people talk, and others produce results; here is an example of someone really committed to transforming lives through her message. We had the honor to interview a beautiful woman who has not only spent her life in the education field but is currently sweeping the world with several tasteful, well-written books." -KZaiz Magazine
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