Siovahn Williams, Ed.D
Accelerated Certification in Teaching
Assistant Professor, Education
Siovahn Williams is an eighteen-year veteran urban educator who began her career as an outreach specialist for high school students in Chicago Public Schools. Starting at Trinity Higher Education Organization through the Federal TRIO Program, Siovahn managed college preparation programs designed to identify and provide services for students from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Over 12 years ago, Siovahn moved to Kenosha, Wisconsin. She taught as a reading interventionist for the Kenosha Unified School District. Siovahn was a co-founder of the Reuther Culture and Diversity Club.
In her current role at Carthage, Siovahn is the program director for the Urban Education Preparation Program, ACT program, and is an assistant professor in the Education Department. She also worked at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside as an adjunct faculty member, where she designed a summer course on business entrepreneurship and management for students in 6th through 12th grades.
Siovahn earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction with a reading certification. She finished her dissertation on urban education.
Siovahn is an award-winning instructor who received the Outstanding Teacher Award from Phi Betta Kappa in 2014. She is now the treasurer of the Phi Betta Kappa, Educators Rising Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter.