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What’s the Best Thing About Being a Black Teacher?

For Black History Month, BTP will be amplifying Black teacher voices on social media. We are looking for a one or two sentence answer to the prompt “The Best Thing About Being a Black Teacher Is…” We want to let everyone know what you have to say! As a Black teacher, what makes you shine … Continue reading What’s the Best Thing About Being a Black Teacher?

A note From Nicole Henderson: Support BTP to Support Students

Hello Fam, I’m writing to follow up on an email you received from Kia Walton asking for your support of the Black Teacher Project. I, too, am a Black teacher. I teach fourth and fifth grade special education at Dr. George Washington Carver Elementary School in San Francisco. BTP has been instrumental in my development … Continue reading A note From Nicole Henderson: Support BTP to Support Students

Note from a Black Teacher Asking for Your Support

Hello Friend- Happy Holidays! Please find below a letter I wrote to you, the Black Teacher Project community, asking for your support.    Note from Micia: Thank you for your support of the Black Teacher Project in whatever way you’ve been with us on this journey. Last school year was extraordinary; we supported over 400 … Continue reading Note from a Black Teacher Asking for Your Support

Call for Presenters: Due November 22, 2017

Are you a Black teacher in New York City? Have you been waiting for an opportunity to share your favorite strategies with other educators? Well, the time has come for you to share your most innovative, creative, engaging, and successful strategies with educators who are eager learn new practices to implement in their spaces!   … Continue reading Call for Presenters: Due November 22, 2017

David Edwards at Stay Woke

    Last weekend I attended the first national convening of The Fellowship: Black Male Educators for Social Justice, and I am still trying to process my thoughts! As a young Black male educator about 90 minutes from Philadelphia, I remember hearing rumblings over the years about a group of Black male teachers that were … Continue reading David Edwards at Stay Woke

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