Saving Our Sons & Sisters International
Saving Our Sons & Sisters International

Our Team

 

        SOSSI's staff is highly-trained, experienced and dedicated to creating "WIN WIN" opportunities for all stakeholders.

 

 

Chuck Barlow, Jr.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Specialties

  • Develop youth and adult programs focused on S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering/entrepreneurship, arts & design, and math) initiatives and train volunteers in Financial Literacy, incorporating business and entrepreneurship exposure while promoting career- pathway exploration.

  • Aligns enrichment opportunities to the Georgia Standards of Excellence and Common Core Standards, facilitates parent and community engagement, and organizes corporate/community partners and city/county leaders for student improvement. and work readiness

  • Launched STEAM Summer StartUP and STEAM StartUP in 2015 to assist in developing the STEAM Workforce (30 million jobs by 2018)

 

Professional development

Senior Community Manager/ Outreach Lead- Opportunity Hub HJR ( Herman. J. Russell) 2015

Volunteer/Trainer-Junior Achievement, Discovery Center, YES, Opportunity Hub & Amplify4Good- GOODIE Hacks (Since 1998)

National Trainer- 7Mindsets, Atlanta, GA, Entrepreneurial Mindsets, Transformational Thinking & Optimal Living (December 2014)

National Trainer, ScreamFree Institute, Atlanta, GA, Parent Education Training, November 2013- PLU
National Trainer, Center for Teacher Effectiveness, Orlando, FL- Time To Teach, July 2013- PLU

Institute for National Transformation, Beulah Heights University, Atlanta, GA Business Leadership Program June 2010

LeaderShape Institute, University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill, Leadership Training, (July 2000) 

 

Since 2009

 

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Charlie Barlow, Sr.

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER- COO

 

Specialties

  • Two time winner Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award: Manager, Xerox Corporation 1985 & General Manager, Xerox Business Services 1989.  Conducts Business Assessments for organizations (state agencies and private businesses)

  • Certified Senior Examiner for Georgia Oglethorpe Award for performance Excellence using the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria. 

  • Specializes in building high performance teams, diversity leadership, transformation management and developing “no 

    excuse” leaders.

  • Over thirty years of internal and external organizational consulting and training expertise, executive management experience, and functional leadership in human resources, quality management/process improvement, crisis management, business assessments, and leadership success coaching.

 

Professional development

Institute for National Transformation, Beulah Heights University, Atlanta, GA Business Leadership Program June 2010

Six Sigma Certificate

Morris Brown College, Atlanta, GA- B.S. Business Management 1971

Information Technology Quality (ITIL) 

 

 

Since 2009

 

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Patrice Holton Barlow

COMMUNITY RELATIONS DIRECTOR

 

Specialties

  • Organize and implement grant-fund program for teens in areas of digital media, organizes, coordinates and maintains proactive and comprehensive curriculum components including internal and external communications.
  • Keen focus on implementation of Georgia Standards of Excellence, Common Core Standards, educational media and technology, student data, development teacher, community relations, and parental resources.
  •  Establishes procedures for staff and campers, develops operating schedules, defines camp goals and/ or plans program to reflect camp goals, creates and distributes brochures, prepares and conduct staff trainings. 

 

Professional development

Institute for National Transformation, Beulah Heights University, Atlanta, GA Business Leadership Program June 2010

Hampton University, Hampton, VA - M.T. Early Childhood Education - May 2005 - GPA: 3.85,

Summa Cum Laude Hampton University, Hampton, VA - B.A. Psychology - May 2004 - GPA: 3.13,
Newport Preparatory School, Kensington, MD - June 2000 - GPA: 3.43 

 

Since 2012

 

Contact Patrice 

 

 

 

 

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