Abraham has worked in urban education his entire career. As an educator in an urban setting, his primary focus was to provide an excellent education to underprivileged students from low-income communities.
His work resulted in sustained positive impact on countless families as many learners received their high school diplomas and earned coveted places in prestigious universities all over the United States. Dr. de Villiers firmly believes that all learners deserve a high quality education, and is dedicated to engaging all stakeholders in the process of providing this education.
Prior to working at Acorn Education, Abraham was a chemistry and biology teacher within Los Angeles Unified School District and an Assistant Principal and Principal in Green Dot Public Schools. Dr. de Villiers earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Kentucky, his Master of Arts degree from California State University – Northridge, and his Doctoral degree from Pepperdine University.