Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Season 2, Episode 6: Investing in Education’s Future
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with Teach For America leaders about the importance of investing in BIPOC educators and the work TFA is doing to remove the barriers that keep them out of the classroom.
Season 2, Bonus Episode: Investing in Native Leadership
In this special bonus episode, we hear from guest host and Teach For America alum Kayla Camacho (Dallas-Fort Worth ‘14) and leaders across our network who are innovating culturally relevant methods for recruiting and supporting Native educators to better serve Native students' success.
Creating Schools Where Black Male Teachers Can Thrive
Black men make up only 2 percent of the U.S. public school teaching force and have a high turnover rate. How can districts attract and retain more Black male educators?
Season 2, Episode 4: Healed Teachers Heal Students
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with Dr. Wenimo Okoya, Founder of Healing Schools Project. The non-profit works to prevent burnout by addressing toxic work cultures that steer BIPOC teachers out of the classroom. Healing Schools Project believes that when interventions are built around those furthest away from systemic privilege, all benefit.
What Will It Take to Create New Career Pathways for Latinx Educational Leaders?
What are the best ways to improve opportunities for advancement for Latinx teachers who aspire to become principals and superintendents?
California is Investing in Bilingual Educators in Asian Languages. What Does This Mean for AAPI Educators and Students?
California’s first-ever investment in bilingual teacher programs for Asian languages could help increase the number of AAPI educators in the state.
Season 2, Episode 3: A Black Man’s Classroom
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Brothers Liberating Our Communities (BLOC) in Kansas City, MO about making teaching a sustainable career for Black men.
Season 2, Episode 2: Homegrown Leaders
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from Nashville Teacher Residency (NTR) in Nashville, TN to explore how the next generation of teachers may already be working within our schools.
Allies Need to Be Bold in Their Support of LGBTQ Teachers and Students
The back-to-school season poses a challenge for queer teachers: How open can they be about who they are?