Dr. Juniace Senecharles Etienne is a native of Miragôane, Haiti, who migrated to the United States at the age of 16. She knows firsthand that education can expands one’s opportunities to succeed.
Dr. Etienne is currently a French teacher with the Collier Public Schools in Naples, Florida and an adjunct French Professor at FWS. She works with children at all academic skill levels, from those with special needs to those who are academically gifted. Her passion is to empower and stimulate intellectual curiosity in her students. In addition to teaching, Dr. Etienne has written, many books; most recent are her children's books L.O.V.E collection (in four languages English, Spanish, French, and Haitian creole) a multicultural early literacy series that explores topics of friendship, identity, and familial love through the perspective of four kindergarteners whose diverse backgrounds and family circumstances provide the foundation upon which their friendships grow.
Dr. Etienne is also an international speaker and educational consultant.
Her goal is to inform world leaders about the importance of accessible education and its necessity in creating a stronger future for the next generation. Her recent lecture topics include: Goals Setting; Prioritizing for a Successful High School Experience, Preparing for a Successful Parent/Teacher Conference, Preparing our 21st Century Student for Academic Success and Planning for Life after High School. She is also member of Quality Matters (iQM) Higher Education, QM Instructional Design K-12, K-12 Publisher, and Continuing Education and Professional (CPE).
Dr. Etienne remains involve in her home country. She was the lead campaign coordinator in the United States for Haiti’s 2015 presidential election and is also a founding member of Haiti Education Fund (HEF), a non-profit that provides financial assistance as well as trainings and other resources to rural schools in her hometown of Miragoane, Haiti.