DR. D’ANGELO S. TAYLOR Will ANNOUNCE AS 2ND WARD CANDIDATE FOR CITY COUNCIL ON JANUARY 14, 2019
Dr. D’AngeloTayor announces that he’s a candidate for the 2nd Ward City Council seat in the Democratic party primary. His primary opponent will be current 2nd Ward City Councilwomen Missy Missy.
He’s earned his Doctor of Educational Leadership from the University of New England. He earned his Master of Arts in Political Science at Western Illinois University. His Thesis was about “Student Government: Through the Lens of Transformational Leadership and Emotional Labor.” Dr. Taylor earned his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science Western Illinois University.
His Significant Accomplishments Are:
- Created a peer-mentoring (Collegiate Men of Distinction) mentorship program centered around academic excellence and leadership opportunities
- Increased the fall to spring grade-point average for Black men (who participate in the Collegiate Men of Distinction program) at the University of Southern Indiana
- Was selected as a Title IX investigator at the University of Southern Indiana
- Increased applicant pool in the St. Louis Metropolitan area by over forty percent of the previous pool (fifty-five applicants)
- More than doubled the projected enrollment (15 students) for the St. Louis Metropolitan region (actual number: 35)
- Awarded the Rising Star Award by the Missouri Association for College Admissions Counseling (MOACAC)
- Appointed as Chair of the Inclusion, Access and Success Committee for MOACAC (2014-2015)
- Planned academic workshops and college fairs for the entire State of Illinois; geared toward aspiring first-generation college students
- Created and planned the first-ever college and career fair for the District of Illinois which featured over twenty schools and served over nine hundred students
He was elected as a Western Illinois University Board of Trustees from July 2009-June 2010, October 2012-June 2013. He played a key role in securing funds for renovation projects, totaling approximately eight million dollars
He currently serves as the Vice President of the John M. Caldwell Community Development Corporation.