Voices From the Field: Conversations With Male Educators of Color
Male educators and educators of color are in the minority in school buildings by huge margins. In this series, we hear from male educators of different racial backgrounds on how they got into the field, what their experiences have been like in school buildings, the challenges they’ve seen in the education system, and what can be improved for themselves and the students who look like them.
Equity & Diversity Video ‘It’s Not Been Easy’: How One Asian American Principal Is Modeling Inclusivity
One Asian American principal has used the increased violence toward the Asian American and Pacific Islander community during the COVID-19 pandemic as an opportunity for important conversations within his school.
Equity & Diversity Video An Educator Asks, ‘How Do We Define Diversity?’
An administrator at a Seattle independent school discusses the importance of considering the many elements that make a school diverse.
Equity & Diversity Video A Black Male Principal in Virginia on Addressing Inequity and Creating a ‘Globalized School’
A Black male principal in Virginia offers insight on everything from school discipline to the recruitment and retention of a diverse staff.
Teaching Profession Video Teacher and Administrator: A South Asian American Educator Navigates Both Worlds
At an independent school in Washington, D.C., a South Asian American educator navigates life as both a teacher and an administrator.
Teaching Profession Video Six Schools in Seven Years: Where One Black Male Teacher Found the Right Fit
A black male teacher in Detroit on the value of finding the right school for both staff and students.
Teaching Profession Video An Asian American Educator Explains Why Teacher Diversity Benefits All Students
An Asian American teacher talks about how important it is for all students to have teachers of color and from other diverse backgrounds.
Equity & Diversity Video Why This Latino Teacher Is the Educator His Latinx Students Need
Latinx students are the least likely to have a teacher who looks like them. A Latino teacher on why a reflective teacher population matters.
Equity & Diversity Video A Black Male Educator From Virginia on What He’s Faced in the School Building
After experiencing racism in the school building early in his career, a black male teacher in Alexandria, Va., sought out a school with leaders who looked like him. Here, he explains why that matters and discusses the issues he continues to see in the education system.
Teaching Profession Video Black Male Educators on Pipelines and Retention
Black men account for only 2 percent of teachers, and their turnover rates are especially high. A look at the problems and potential solutions behind that statistic.