Ebony Cole

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Ebony Cole

Ebony became an Independent Living Specialist for Empower Tennessee in October 2018.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Kentucky University and Master’s degrees from Tennessee State University and Trevecca Nazarene University. As a native Nashvillian, Ebony has always been committed to the betterment of her community.  She has worked with Metro Nashville Public schools as a ParaProfessional where she provided students, who had various disabilities, with resources and tools for independence and success. She served as a Middle School teacher and hosted several female youth groups teaching them hygiene, etiquette, and alternatives to violence.  Ebony has volunteered time the Adult Literacy Council and Hands on Nashville. She believes it is her passion and calling to help those who seek support. She is dedicated to ensuring that everyone, regardless of their circumstance, can receive the reinforcements they need to live a happy independent life.