Social Justice in Education – A Q&A with Rick Ayers


Providing an equitable and quality education to every student is a vexing challenge for schools and teachers.

Rick Ayers, Professor of Education at University of San Francisco, is hosting a Q&A on Fishbowl on Wednesday, October 9 to talk about this important issue.

From restorative justice, to equitable opportunities, social justice is a common theme in conversations between teachers on Fishbowl.

Rick Ayers is an Associate Professor of Education at the University of San Francisco in the Urban Education and Social Justice cohort, as well as USF coordinator of the San Francisco Teacher Residency.

He taught in the Communication Arts and Sciences small school at Berkeley High School, where he pioneered innovative and effective strategies for academic and social success for a diverse range of students.

Rick is the author or co-author of five books including, Teaching the Taboo: Courage and Imagination in the Classroom, An Empty Seat in Class: Teaching and Learning after the Death of a StudentGreat Books for High School Kids, and You can’t fire the bad ones: And 18 other myths about teachers, teachers unions, and public education, as well as numerous chapters and journal articles.

You can access the Q&A here: https://joinfishbowl.com/bowl_8qe7nd

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