This Teacher Believes That Leadership Begins in the Classroom
Teach For America alum Melissa Rowland finds education to be a rewarding experience because she loves to see her students grow. After 10 years in the classroom, she hopes to serve as a school administrator in the near future.
Watch the 4 Films Screening at the School Leaders of Color Conference
Be inspired by the work and stories of alumni and catch them speaking with attendees in SLOC’s “Conversation Corners.”
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.
The Impact of Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and Teaching AAPI Narratives
A father, educator, and Teach For America Alumnus, Tony DelaRosa, explains how the Asian American model minority myth serves as a tool for anti-Blackness and perpetuates stereotypes. Tony makes recommendations for an intersectional perspective, coalition-building, and culturally responsive teaching.
How Proposition 308 Could Open Higher Education to Thousands of Students in Arizona
Voters in Arizona have the chance to offer thousands of immigrant students access to in-state tuition this November. In this video, one student explains how the proposition could change lives.
The Young Activists Guide to Making Change
After three years of hard work led by youth activists and local organizations, Hawai'i students will have access to something new to meet their essential needs: free period products in school.
Grounded: One Student’s Journey to Afford an Education
Overwhelmed by student loans and growing interest, an aspiring airline pilot struggles to finish his pilot training. He is one of the 43.4 million Americans who are in student loan debt.
This English Teacher Believes in Care First, Content Second
YES Prep Northline Secondary teacher Dylan Lewis strives to make his Houston classroom a safe space for students.
In This Vision of Education, Students Are Empowered to Love Learning and Themselves
Ebony Payne Brown is working to open a charter school in Atlanta with rigorous academics, where students feel loved and their identities are celebrated.