The Need to Believe
Talitha Simeona, MA is a recent addition to the National Urban Alliance family. In addition to her work as a mentor-in-training with NUA, Simeona is a district-wide mentor to first-year teachers in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
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@NUATC on TwitterLibby Otto's students were wrecked by Philando Castile's killing. But police didn't kill him. Implicit bias did.… twitter.com/i/web/status/8…
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Underpinning all of our activities is our powerful advocacy for children and youth. We work with students, teachers, superintendents, central office staff, principals, building-based leaders, and communities to advocate for high expectations for all, active learning, and authentic tasks.
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It takes more than good intentions to make meaningful change The “spirit slashing” of injustice: that’s what Veronica McDermott calls the psychic toll that marginalized students face every day. Students can be marginalized because of race, economic status, language, sexual …
Marcia Cantarella’s advice is not only concrete and practical, it covers situations that may overwhelm and derail students as they attempt to navigate the path to graduation.
Fearless leading requires a dramatically different conception of the role of the leader. This reorientation includes a focus on student outcomes and a commitment to develop the leadership capacity of a team of teachers, students and parents. It requires leadership teams …