To empower parents and other stakeholders to become effective partners in all areas of community growth, especially education.
To reverse the trend of declining communities by strengthening our schools . Our programs are designed to:
Tonya founded Nehemiah's Vision, Inc. in 2005 after seeing a need for training and advocacy services that support the roles parents and community leaders play in a child's education.
Ms. Wingfield is a respected IT professional in the legal field where she had held various positions as a Computer Technician, Training Supervisor and IT Manager. Since January 2000 she has worked as an independent technical trainer where she delivers training to attorneys and their support staff on Microsoft products and legal specific applications. She is also a licensed Realtor in Maryland and the District of
Her passion for education led her to joining the PTA where she held the positions of Legislative Chair, Education Chair, Vice President and President. She held the first "Meet the Candidates" forum at her local elementary school and "Feeder Night" which gave 6th parents the opportunity to visit their child's middle school and learn about their programs and meet the staff prior to the beginning of the school year. Ms. Wingfield assist parents by acting as a non-legal advocate in IEP and 504 meetings for students that require special accommodations in order to access the school curriculum.
She has worked closely with members of the Board of Education where she developed and conducted parent workshops centered around parental involvement as well as sitting on several committees to include School Accountability and Testing, Master Plan and Special Education.