June, 2017

Why Some Of D.C.’s Leading Men Of Color Are Heading Back To Preschool

by Kate McGee - WAMU
At Turner Elementary School in Southeast D.C., Torren Cooper is the only male of color who works directly in the classroom, even though the student body is 98 percent African American. Cooper is a literacy coach helping some of Turner’s youngest pupils with their reading and writing skills, including rhyming, alliteration, letter sounds and writing their names.

Editorial: Amazing Mentors in Your Building

By Corey Morning - 1st Grade Teacher - Prescott, WI
It began with humor and the connection with every student and colleague. Mr. Greg Lenn is an amazing teacher, father, husband, colleague, friend, and mentor. For over 20 years, Greg has given back to many people in his role as second grade teacher at Malone Elementary School in Prescott, Wisconsin.