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Why America Needs More Black Male Teachers
This article and photo originally appeared in EdSurge and are reprinted with permission. Two percent. That figure may seem insignificant, until you understand the context. Despite students of color representing more than half the student population, Black males make up only two percent of the teacher workforce. So as it happens, that statistic is very significant as this lack of diversity has negative implications for all students. For years, Black males have been underrepresented in PK-12...
AACTE Annual Meeting Receives High Attendee Ratings
The AACTE Annual Meeting consistently earns high attendee ratings. More than 90% of the 2019 attendees ranked the conference and its content quality as "Good" or "Excellent," and said they would recommend it to their colleagues. Some of the top benefits participants cite are the value of learning and networking with like-minded professionals. Here is what attendees had to say: "I love the Annual Meeting. The people are great, the sessions are generally strong, and I really appreciate the...