Teacher Leadership As A Flawed Endeavor [Medium]

Teacher leadership almost always looks good on paper. Truly, I would love this model to win from an individual and collective perspective. It’s tiring watching the same set of people who aren’t “on the ground” get opportunities …

Thank You For Your Service, Still

I recently wrote two pieces that I’d love for you all to read. The most prominent among them is an emotional piece from the Huffington Post about the recent mass shooting in Florida. “I don’t think …

Of Mutual Cares [An EduCon 2018 Reflection]

Most teachers don’t just teach at one school. They teach at multiple schools at once. There’s the school we work in, the school that happens outside of our classrooms, the school that gets presented to …

Skipping The Classes I Don’t Need

Whenever folks hear code words like ” … regardless of zip code …” they act upon it in multiple ways. Some want to create educational equity, and surely, there are plenty of groups that profess …

Two Days Down, Forever To Go

I burst out laughing. I never thought I’d say that within the first two days of school. But I did. Not only did I laugh, but I smiled often. It was a random thing one …

Some Of Us Gotta Fight For Ours

For weeks, I’ve been getting ready for the first day of school. Staplers, looseleaf, folders, erasers, rulers, Lysol wipes, and the eight pegs I used to fix some broken cabinets show up on my summer …