Educators of Color

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For educators of color to support each other and share tips/resources.

Does your school acknowledge Black History Month and if so, how is it celebrated?

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Educators of Color, where y'all at!?!? 😂

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Does anyone have experience with building a mentorship program or affinity groups for Educator of Color? Willing to offer any advice?

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Any one own their own business outside of teaching?

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Hello everyone! What kind of schools are you all working in?

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So how are we going to discuss the concepts of white nationalism and white supremacy in our classes this year?

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In paying homage to our profession, who was your favorite teacher growing up; and what grade was it?

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I attended a racial identity workshop in my district, and it was horrible! Argh! What are the best workshops out there for diversity ?

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Korean teachers?

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Has anyone else been following the #31DaysIBPOC on twitter? I would highly recommend reading and following everyone who has contributed!

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What are your thoughts on the term, person of color? It tends to be controversial at times. Do you prefer something more specific? I personally prefer "Black" for myself.

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Has anyone participated in a PD or series of PDs on issues dealing with race and equity that led to meaningful changes? Would love to learn more about them.

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Culturally relevant pedagogy is a big step from the status quo. How are your schools and districts supporting this work?

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When you talk about race and oppression in school, what is the response of other teachers and administrators?

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How do you respond when other educators or staff members negatively refer to children and you know it is based on their color?

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What’s your state doing to advance equity in edu? In CA we talk a lot about equity at the student/class levels, but aren’t addressing issues around financial equity and cultural equity in schools.

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What is the average teaching salary in your state? I’m a 1st year teacher at a public charter making $52k/year. I’m interested in teaching in Los Angeles upon leaving Texas.

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