Take Control: Workplace and Family

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Looking towards the future. Our members are not just business owners and professionals but many are parents as well. We know parents are struggling to balance work, child care and self-care while keeping worries — both your children’s and your own — under control. Join us for this webinar to gain insight towards the "new normal" and the knowledge of our experts from E3 Michigan as we move forward.

Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84547602281


Ashley Gray, MSW, leads the Behavior Interventionist Department for Waterford Public School System, since 2018. The Department implements strategies to support social and emotional learning for at-risk students in grades K-12. This is conducted by daily intervention with students by identifying their triggers and emotions. Before this role, Ms. Gray was Dean of Students for Operation and Culture at Crescent Academy Charter School in Southfield, MI.  Her role was to create a positive, supportive, and engaging learning space for 30 teachers and support staff, and over 300 students in grades 5th-8th.

Ms. Gray has a master’s degree in Social Work from Wayne State University, her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Detroit Mercy. She is an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor, Certified Trauma Specialist, and Certified Brief Strategic Family Clinician, and is the co-founder of E3 Michigan.



Dawn Stewart, Ph.D., LPC is a Program Manager for Detroit Public Schools Community District, where she orchestrates and oversees 11 initiatives for 110 schools. Before this role, Dr. Stewart was the Executive Director at Starr Commonwealth, where she managed the day to day operations of programs aimed at serving children and youth involved in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice systems. Also, she has over 20 years of experience working at all levels of Human Service. She has been a counselor, direct care worker, instructor, supervisor, as well as executive administrator. As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Dr. Stewart has extensive experience counseling youth and families.

Dr. Stewart has a master’s degree in Counseling from Michigan State and a Doctoral Degree in Urban Education from Eastern Michigan University. Dr. Stewart’s research centers on the experiences of African American youth in the Foster Care system, and is the co-founder of E3 Michigan.