Tag: Profound Gentlemen

Profound Gentlemen is Preparing Tomorrow’s Doctors!

David Ledbetter the third child of eight. He has made it his mission to excel throughout his academic career. David is the Co Founder of “Imagine This”, a Carolina Youth Coalition Scholars and Myers Park High School student. He attributes success to one of his favorite quotes, “Be the change you wish to see in the world!” David knew at…

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…