Selena Fizer is a kindergarten teacher at Deerfield Run Elementary School in Laurel. She holds a B.A. in Early Childhood Education from Clark Atlanta University, a master’s in Counseling and Guidance from Howard University and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Bowie State University. She has taught for Prince George’s County Public Schools since 2003. “Side by Side is an organization that gives back to the community,” she says. “It offers vauable resources for parents to assist with their child’s academic growth. Being a workshop presenter fo Side by Side, I have seen their impact on a first-hand basis in my classroom. I love being a member of the Side by Side Board of Directors so that I can further help in assisting the families in our local community.