Teachers of Color
School & District Management Opinion Best Ways for Schools to Prepare for the Next Pandemic
Being better connected to families and the community and diversifying the education workforce are some of the ways to be ready.
Teaching Profession Video An Asian American Educator Explains Why Teacher Diversity Benefits All Students
An Asian American teacher talks about how important it is for all students to have teachers of color and from other diverse backgrounds.
Teaching Profession Educators of Color: Schools Need to Better Support Racial Justice Efforts
A new survey of educators of color finds that few received any training for addressing racism and violence with their students.
Equity & Diversity Video Why This Latino Teacher Is the Educator His Latinx Students Need
Latinx students are the least likely to have a teacher who looks like them. A Latino teacher on why a reflective teacher population matters.
Equity & Diversity Series Voices From the Field: Conversations With Male Educators of Color
Male educators of color discuss how they got into the field, the challenges they’ve seen, and what can be done to help students who look like them.
Equity & Diversity Video A Black Male Educator From Virginia on What He’s Faced in the School Building
After experiencing racism in the school building early in his career, a black male teacher in Alexandria, Va., sought out a school with leaders who looked like him. Here, he explains why that matters and discusses the issues he continues to see in the education system.
Recruitment & Retention How 'Grow-Your-Own' Programs Are Helping Recruit Teachers of Color
Learn which strategies are working to recruit and support future teachers of color.
Equity & Diversity What Black Men Need From Schools to Stay in the Teaching Profession
Only 2 percent of teachers are Black men. Three Black male educators share their views on what's behind the statistic.
Equity & Diversity Why Are Black Teachers Being Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than Their White Peers?
The discrepancies are about more than vaccine hesitancy, says one union leader.
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Recruitment & Retention How School Districts Are Keeping Diverse Teacher Recruitment at the Top of Their Agenda
Some districts are forging ahead with efforts to hire and retain more teachers of color. Here's how they're doing it in the pandemic.
Social Studies Opinion The Important Political History of Black History Month
African American teachers have a long history of placing their students’ needs above the strictures of white school leadership.