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Tameika Williams - 2024 Black History Month Educator Spotlight

Monday, February 5, 2024


Educators For Excellence

E4E-Minnesota celebrates 2024 Black History Month by spotlighting Black educators and uplifting their voices. In this post, we spotlight Tameika Williams, a Licensed Teacher and Education Pathway...

Colleagues, time is running out to protect teachers of color

Friday, March 4, 2022


Paula Cole, Executive Director of E4E-Minnesota

On the precipice of a potential teacher strike initiated by the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, one issue lurks in the background–impending layoffs that will disproportionately affect...

Voices from the Classroom to the White House

Thursday, March 25, 2021

National, Boston, Chicago, Connecticut, Los Angeles, Minnesota, New York

Carlotta Pope, 11th-grade English teacher Brooklyn Community Arts and Media High School

Elevating the teaching profession Supporting the whole student in welcoming schools

I’m still absorbing all the incredible conversations from last night’s Educators for Excellence Voices from the Classroom to the White House meeting with teachers from across the country,...

Protect Teacher Diversity in Minnesota

Wednesday, March 10, 2021


Dear Chair Richardson and members of the House Education Policy Committee,

On behalf of Educators for Excellence - Minnesota (E4E), a teacher-led nonprofit with approximately 2,300 members...

Honoring Native American Heritage in the Classroom

Friday, November 6, 2020

National, Minnesota

Christopher Baatwiwiitan Oquist

Back in sixth-grade,  I remember learning about colonization — but not just through the routine paragraph in a history textbook that tried to comprehensively describe, in only a few sentences,...