I am a Chicago Public Schools Social Studies teacher, Spoken Word Poetry coach, parent and spouse. I have my Masters in Urban Education Policy Studies and I am working to become a National Board Certified teacher. I am passionately committed to promoting and improving urban public education, while simultaneously improving the lives of students, especially the students that I teach on the South Side of the city.
I am have written blog posts for the Huffington Post Chicago and Gapers Block. I have also had the opportunity to be on the radio and TV talking about education in Chicago. In addition I have been interviewed by The Guardian and the Sun Times. I and my teaching was also featured in Lisa Delpit’s second book “Multiplication is for White People“. You can view all of these writings and interviews via this blog.
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