To empower youths to become solution-oriented leaders in their respective schools and communities. To equip youths to perform at high levels of excellence and recognize that they are STARS: Smart, Talented And Resilient Students
I'M A STAR empowers youths to realize their potential, graduate high school and become productive citizens.
I'M A STAR offers a unique approach that meets youths and their caregivers at their current level and infuses programs, resources and technical assistance that will take them to higher levels of productivity and personal excellence.
The I'M A STAR Foundation exists to fixate our nation on the need to collectively focus on the well-being of youths in the areas of education, family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and behavior.
Student Motivational and Leadership Training
I'M A STAR is a non-profit organization that specializes in empowering and transforming dis-engaged students, while simultaneously keeping engaged students on track and inspired to go the extra mile. I'M A STAR also trains students to embrace the notion that the essence of leadership is service. Participants develop service learning projects to help students, school districts and communities deal with bullying, childhood obesity, teenage suicide, health and nutrition, homelessness and other barriers to success.
Betty Burney, founder of the I'M A STAR Foundation, is an educational consultant, motivational speaker and author who has over 26 years of experience in motivating students, teachers and parents. She is available for bookings as a motivational speaker or education consultant for school systems and youth groups around the country.
I'M A STAR students collected and donated $35,500 to Duval County PUBLIC SCHOOLS! CLICK HERE to see video!