Season 2, Episode 5: Nuestra Comunidad (Our Community)
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with Amanda Fernandez, CEO and founder of Latinos for Education (L4E), and Jay Alvarez, a high school educator and participant in L4E’s Latinx Teachers’ Fellowship, about increasing opportunities and breaking down barriers for Latinx educators and students.
A Key to Native Students’ Success: Making the Teaching Profession a Home for Native Educators
Teachers and leaders across the Teach For America network are supporting Native students’ success by innovating approaches to recruiting and retaining Native educators.
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?
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?
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.
Season 2, Episode 1: The Purest Form of Activism
Host Jonathan Santos Silva speaks with leaders and educators from The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia about how to create safe spaces that value and invest in young Black leaders.
Changing Course Season 2: How BIPOC Leaders Flourish
Host Jonathan Santos Silva (South Dakota ‘10) will sit down with innovative nonprofits from across the country that are committed to attracting, training, and retaining BIPOC educators. Each episode will feature thoughtful conversations about how organizations are investing in and providing careers where BIPOC staff can flourish.
The Latest NAEP Data Is Devastating: What Do We Do Now?
The Nation’s Report Card shows troubling trends in student proficiency in the wake of the pandemic. Teach For America CEO Elisa Villanueva Beard shares three big lessons to serve as a springboard for reimagining education in this moment.