Teach For America’s CEO Chats with EdChats
Elisa Villanueva Beard joins the podcast to talk about redesigning education, centering student and teacher needs, and the impact of tutoring.
To Promote Student Achievement, a NYC School Will Pay Teachers $140K
With a mission to ensure teacher quality, a New York City public charter school is going to pay teachers more than double the national average salary.
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.
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.
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.
To Fix Our Education System, We Need to Develop Leaders at Every Level Committed to Equity and Excellence
From school boards to Congress, we need diverse leadership with firsthand experience in the opportunities and challenges facing our education system to create bold change for all students.
Designing the Future of School: Ideas and Examples from the Education Reinvention Network
Rather than focus on teacher shortages or test scores, an educational leader suggests redirecting energies toward imagining schools of the future to meet the evolving needs of 21st century students.