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Apr 212021

Exclusionary Discipline Practices

By |April 21st, 2021|

"As a parent of two African American boys, I am concerned as we begin to navigate our way back into the school building. I am worried that this new era in education could make my children and other BIPOC children vulnerable to disproportionate school discipline, especially exclusionary discipline. Schools are under increased pressure to keep children and teachers safe, and removing a face mask or breathing on someone could spread sickness; this undoubtedly makes for a more tense learning environment. With new rules in place, it concerns me to think that BIPOC may bear the brunt of these new consequences and be subject to exclusionary discipline practices at higher rates than other students."

Apr 72021

Lifting Up Student Voice: Tips for collecting & reflecting on student feedback

By |April 7th, 2021|

As many schools are grappling with the continued challenges presented by COVID-19, it is crucial to solicit timely, actionable feedback from students. Engaging in informal, semi-structured conversations with students enables educators to learn more about the successes and opportunities that contribute to positive learning environments at school, whether in-person, remote, or any combination of the two. Consider the tips presented in the following blog post to guide planning, facilitation, and reflection when collecting students’ feedback on their experiences.

Mar 312021

Welcome Dr. Angela M. Ward

By |March 31st, 2021|

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Angela M. Ward as TransformEd’s first-ever Chief Program Officer. In this role, Dr. Ward will lead the redesign of TransformEd’s programmatic work with school systems to ensure that our approach to whole child development is inclusive, equitable, and actively antiracist.

Mar 102021

We’re Hiring Again!

By |March 10th, 2021|

Transforming Education is seeking a Director of Operations who will serve as the primary lead to manage and oversee the daily operations of the organization - from grant writing, to finances, to workplace culture and more.

Feb 242021

Black History Month

By |February 24th, 2021|

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.” - Dr. Carter G. Woodson

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