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Education Pioneers shares stories of impact, insights, ideas, and opinions to advance the conversation about what great leadership in education looks like.
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At Education Pioneers, we aim to embody the spirit of our core values, one of which is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion . It is important that we honor and continue to celebrate the contributions and commitments of diverse individuals in our world who are doing extraordinary work, inspiring new generations of leaders, and dedicating their lives to creating equitable educational opportunities for all. So, in celebration of Black History Month, we are spotlighting several EP staff who self-identify as black with a few Q&A’s: If you could connect with a Black History trailblazer who would it...
Bakari Ukuu moved to Kansas City as a Teach For America corps member in 2012. He is originally from Tulsa, Oklahoma (and is very excited to hear EP is expanding there in 2018 ), but found his place in Kansas City and decided to put down roots. While an instructional coach, Ukuu joined Education Pioneers and worked in the Kansas City Public Schools in the Curriculum, Instruction and Professional Development department where he helped embed social justice standards and develop culturally-responsive curriculum, while also delivering districtwide professional development. We talked to Bakari, now...
Last week I shared some national education resources but what if you’re excited about opportunities in a specific locations and want to start your local homework now? Here are some local Education Pioneers directors’ takes on their favorite and most informative educational news sources that help them stay on top of trends and discussions within their communities.
You’re inspired, you’re passionate, you’ve just received your invitation for an in-depth interview and you’re ready to sell your experience about why you’re going to make an exceptional Fellow, but… BUT you’re not really sure why Betsy DeVos was a controversial choice for Secretary of Education, the argument between charter school vs traditional public school vs school vouchers alludes you, and you once thought Common Core was a pilates ab workout.