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Black Male Leaders Shape Black Students

By Bryson Kantrell Green
As the country celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week, I'm grateful for the Black male educators in our low-income communities. They inspired me as a child and shaped my career path and they do the same for some many Milwaukee children.

AACTE Members, Partners Discuss Efforts to Bring Men of Color Into Teaching Profession on Radio Show

By Jerrica Thurman - AACTE
This month’s episode of Education Talk Radio spotlighted AACTE’s national Black & Hispanic/Latino Male Teachers Initiative Networked Improvement Community (NIC) and other efforts to increase men of color in the teaching workforce.

Universities aim to increase Emirati interest in teaching programmes

by Roberta Pennington - UAE The National
If recent enrolment data from two of the country's two federal universities is any indication, Emirati men have very little to no interest in becoming schoolteachers.

Not one male student enrolled for Zayed University's Bachelor of Science in Education programme last year, while just 11 signed up to study at the United Arab Emirates University's College of Education.

A New Orleans summer teaching fellowship is wooing young black teachers

by Sarah Gonser- The Hechinger Report
Yawns and sleepy stretches punctuated the silence as Brandon Mercadel's third-graders rooted around their desks for "The Buried Bones Mystery," the subject of today's lesson about text evidence.

"You guys must have had an amazing Father's Day weekend," said Mercadel, smiling. "You are so tired!"

One student laid his head on his desk and slipped off his high-top sneakers, prompting another student to silently mouth "pew!" and clamp his fingers to his nose.

A Scholarship for African American Men - Mwalimu Men

by Kristen Jeter - Mwalimu Men Inc.
I've recently started a scholarship fund to help increase the African-American, male grad-school teaching population in the USA. The nonprofit is called Mwalimu Men Inc, and we will be giving out one $2,000 scholarship this year. I'm writing because I need help finding men who would be interested in applying.
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