Anita Gibson is an author, speaker, and educational strategist. She develops paths to academic success for students and organizations through educational programs, training sessions, and academic support. Her book, STAR Finder, assists parents with finding their children’s strengths, talents, and abilities and provides resources for discovering their future potential.
For the past 18 years, Anita has served as the director of Shabach Christian Academy, a homeschool program that assists families with all aspects of the homeschool journey. In this role, she acts as the liaison to the state of Maryland for the program’s oversight families and manages over 30 kindergarten–12th-grade classes annually.
She is also the president of a nonprofit educational consulting firm, The RAS Foundation, which creates and develops nontraditional educational programs for students and organizations. This includes Project Excel Academy, an academic learning center for homeschool students. Anita’s motto is “Help and Hope Are Here!”
Anita resides in Maryland with her amazing husband, Glen. They homeschooled three awesome children from kindergarten through 12th grade. Their oldest daughter is now a diplomat with the US Department of State after earning her bachelor’s degree in international marketing and master’s degree in international affairs. Their youngest daughter is a middle school science teacher who also teaches high school–level chemistry, biology, and physical science to homeschoolers. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Bowie State University. Their son chose the entrepreneurial route and currently owns a lucrative photography and videography business. He also works full-time in a large church media ministry using his gifts.