Trainer & Consultant Profile:
George Stewart II
George Stewart II
Policy Advocate | Organization Leader
I love documentaries.
I enjoy physical activities with my family.
Excellence in Action (EIA) Nonprofit Certification
George Stewart II is an educator, nonprofit leader, and president of the largest local educator association in Mississippi, representing over 700 member educators in the city of Jackson. He has years of knowledge and experience in leading nonprofit boards, organizing, and policy advocacy.
George’s mission is to utilize his knowledge, resources, and experiences in an effort that leads to a better quality of life for those he serves.
Awards & Recognitions
Invited to the White House to participate in "Communities in Action: Building a Better America"
Led advocacy efforts for the largest educator pay raise in Mississippi history
Elected president of the largest local educator association in Mississippi
Contributing facilitator for the Jackson Association of Educators Early Leadership Institute
Led the launch and execution of the “Safe Water for Jackson” organizing campaign
Advocacy gained national attention on the impact the Jackson water crisis had on Jackson schools
Advocated for a public health bill introduced in the Mississippi House of Representatives during the 2021 Legislative Session (HB 618)
Partnered with a state legislator to draft an education bill that was introduced in the Mississippi House of Representatives during the 2020 legislative session (HB 490)
Secured thousands of dollars in grant funding to support organizing initiatives
Fundraising to support for more parent-to-parent support and case manager training
Development coordinator in partnership with the Kellogg Foundation providing support to families of Jackson Public Schools students with IDEA rulings
Served on the State Superintendent of Education Mississippi Teacher Advisory Council
Elected delegate to the National Education Association Representative Assembly
Panelist on the Leadership Greater Jackson Education Advocacy Panel
Assisted local and state elected officials and candidates with education platform messaging