NewsRonnie Sidney Went From Special-Ed To Best-Selling Author

Ronnie Sidney Went From Special-Ed To Best-Selling Author

by BLACK ENTERPRISE Editors

Ronnie Sidney, II, who spent seven years in Special Ed and graduated high school with a 1.8 GPA, is now a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), therapist, best-selling author, and entrepreneur.

Sidney’s early academic challenges ignited a passion within him to pursue social justice and to work with inner-city youth. All in all, he has spent more than 15 years in the mental health and academic counseling fields.

In addition to his professional and academic life, Sidney is a loving husband and father of four amazing children. He is also a member of several boards, including the advisory board for VCU’s Center on Transition Innovations (VCU-CTI), which provides evidence-based resources, information, and emerging practices in the field. He is also an active member of the Essex County Economic Development Authority and Essex Youth Football Association.

Be sure to follow him on @RonnieSidneyII

This story was first reported on blackbusiness.com

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Source: Black Enterprise

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