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Discover original insights from E4E educators working to make positive changes for students and the teaching profession.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020
Los Angeles
To celebrate educators who have been challenging and changing the system for students in 2020, E4E-Los Angeles teachers and staff, along with past Rebel award...
Thursday, July 23, 2020
National
Minnesota
Creating an anti-racist learning environment where all students can thrive doesn’t happen overnight. Here's the steps E4E-Minnesota member Gwyn Burnett and her...
Monday, July 20, 2020
National
We need more educators of color leading our classrooms and contributing to decisions about reopening schools this fall if our country is to ever make real...
Thursday, July 16, 2020
National
Boston
Chicago
Connecticut
Los Angeles
Minnesota
New York
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Boston
Amid national conversations on police brutality and calls to defund the police, educators like Tyrell are taking a stand to advocate for the removal of school...
Thursday, June 18, 2020
New York
As an eighth-grade social studies teacher, E4E-New York member Michael Simmon often discusses injustice with his students--including the structures and systems...
Monday, June 8, 2020
Boston
Sarah Iddrissu Executive Director, E4E-Boston
Like my mother, I do everything I can to provide my child with opportunity but find myself facing the insurmountable limitations and even lethal implications...
Thursday, June 4, 2020
Chicago
Minnesota
Madaline Edison and Stacy Moore Executive Directors, Minnesota and Chicago
Fact: we are two white mothers, raising two white boys. And although many would be right to say, don't make this about you, we also know it is incumbent upon...
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Connecticut
Andréa Comer Executive Director, Connecticut
My husband is vigilant. He has to be. He’s a Black man - and a police officer.
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
New York
Paula White Executive Director, E4E-New York
Here are four concrete things you can do to lift up Black teachers and students in a tangible way:
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
Sydney Morris and Evan Stone Co-Founders and Co-CEOs
We will never transform our education system for the next generation if we fail to address the racism embedded within it. As educators, we have the unique...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
Minnesota
Our city is facing unprecedented times, and we need to treat the centuries-long outbreak of anti-blackness and systemic racism within our law enforcement, our...
Monday, June 1, 2020
Connecticut
Andréa Comer Executive Director, Connecticut
Like so many of you, the team at Educators for Excellence - Connecticut is reflecting on the systemic racism that has brought our country to this moment, but...
Monday, June 1, 2020
“One of the central tenets of queerness for me is about interrogating power, and insisting on liberation for all identities.”
Friday, May 22, 2020
Connecticut
E4E-Connecticut members Ryan Brown and Stuart Beckford came together for a teacher-to-teacher interview to discuss the challenges of online learning, the...
Friday, May 22, 2020
Minnesota
Check out how E4E-Minnesota members Elysia Peitzman and Mai Thao are working to rise to the occasion to solve both new and old challenges.
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Connecticut
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month, E4E is shining a spotlight on excellent educators and the amazing work they do on behalf of their students. Today, we’...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Los Angeles
E4E-Los Angeles member Melissa Tellez, who is from a family of educators, continues the tradition by teaching fifth grade in East LA.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Minnesota
Check out how E4E-Minnesota members Chinni Oji and Katie Brown are engaging their students during distance learning.
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Boston
To celebrate Teacher Appreciation Month, E4E is shining a spotlight on excellent educators and the amazing work they do on behalf of their students. Today, we’...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The Reimagine, Represent Teacher Diversity Education Coalition, along with additional organizations, are calling on congressional leaders to allocate at least...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Chicago
This year, honoring educators during Teacher Appreciation Month is more important than ever. And for E4E-Chicago members Jalayne Brewton and Katie Owens, the...
Thursday, May 7, 2020
Chicago
Artemis Kolovos is a champion for equity in Chicago schools who prioritizes building relationships with her students and colleagues.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
E4E-Boston member Genelle Faulkner discusses her experience as a distance educator and how her students have responded thus far.
Monday, April 27, 2020
Boston
E4E-Boston member Corinne Hariston Parris discusses her success with Zoom classrooms and the uncertainties that she has seen students still struggle with.

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