Tag: black teachers

Male Educators of Color Are Bringing Much Needed Change to Communities and Classrooms.

I’m excited about sharing the story of Thomas Murphy. Thomas is a community leader turned teacher. After witnessing first hand the work being produced by Profound Gentlemen, he took encouraging other males to lead youth in community programs and classrooms. He’s a great example of how men can be leaders in communities and classrooms. Male educators of color are bringing…

I’ve Learned That Self Care Makes a Difference In the Sustainability of Black Male Teachers

Self-care for Black male teachers makes a positive difference in student achievement. Especially during this COVID-19 pandemic. The way we show up in our classrooms to positively impact the social and emotional development of our students is determined by how well we’ve implemented self care. However, this is most definitely impacted now that we aren’t physically able to go to…

Dr. King Envisioned Equity for Our Children In Public Schools, What Are We Giving Them?

Jason Terrell, Executive Director of Profound Gentlemen, shared a powerful message with Black male teachers on #iAmABlackMaleEducator blog. As the organization is preparing for it’s annual conference for Black male teachers, EdLanta is sharing Jason’s view on the Beloved Community Dr. King envision and our role in building it. Imagine you awoke this morning in a community governed on the…

BOOK Challenges Us to Provide Better Educational Outcomes for Black Boys by Bringing More Black Male Teachers into Early Learning Classrooms

Johnathon Hines was previously featured in a blog I wrote for EdLanta in October. We celebrated his accomplishments for becoming the first Black male Pre kindergarten teacher awarded Teacher of Year.  So what’s next? The question I posed to Greg Clay,  one of the leaders for the Men of Book, a subgroup of the organization BOOK, Inc. BOOK is an…